Minister Baird’s Media Availabilities While in China

(No. A/49 - July 16, 2011) John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, will meet with Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and other Chinese officials in Beijing on July 18, 2011. Minister Baird will hold a joint news conference/teleconference that evening.

Event: Media event/teleconference
July 18, 2011
Time: 8 a.m. ET (8 p.m. Beijing time)
Location: Diplomat Hall, 2nd floor, St. Regis Hotel, 21 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing, China

The Minister will also be speaking via teleconference from Shanghai at the end of his trip to China on July 20, 2011.

Event: Media teleconference
Date: July 20, 2011
Time: 8 a.m. ET (8 p.m. Shanghai time)

Media representatives wishing to participate in either of these events by teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (toll-free from Canada and the United States) or 613-960-7526. The access code is 7522526.

To access pictures of Minister Baird’s trip to China, please consult Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird: Photo Galleries on Flickr.

For more information or to register for photo releases from events throughout the trip, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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