(No. A/50 - July 17, 2011) John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, begins his first official visit to China tomorrow, July 18, 2011. His itinerary includes a meeting with Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and other Chinese officials in Beijing.
Minister Baird will end his day with a joint news conference/ teleconference.
Event: Media event/teleconference
Date: 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
Media representatives wishing to participate by teleconference should dial 1‑877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) 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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