Minister Baird to Welcome Israeli President to Canada

May 4, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will welcome Shimon Peres, President of Israel, to Canada on Sunday, May 6, 2012. This is the first official visit to Canada by Mr. Peres in his current capacity.

Event: Photo opportunity (accredited photographers and camera operators only)
Sunday, May 6, 2012
8:15 p.m. ET (approximately.)
Canada Reception Centre, Hangar 11, 190 Convair Private, Ottawa, Ontario

Please arrive no later than 8 p.m. ET to be escorted to the event location.

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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