International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan to Promote Commercial Ties with Turkey

Canadian-Turkish business community to hear about exploratory talks toward a free trade agreement with Turkey

(No. A/160 - October 21, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will give a speech on Friday, October 22, 2010, to members of the Canadian-Turkish business community to highlight Canada’s free trade agenda and discuss the opportunities that closer trade ties with Turkey would create for Canadian businesses and workers. The Minister will also meet with Zafer Çaglayan, Turkey’s minister of state responsible for foreign trade.

Minister Van Loan will highlight the importance of commercial ties with Turkey.

Event: Speech (open to media)
Friday, October 22, 2010
9:30 a.m. ET
2nd floor, One King West Hotel and Residence, 1 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada