Minister Fast in Thailand to Promote Trade and Investment

Minister Fast at the opening of the first Blackberry Lifestyle Store in Thailand.

March 24, 2012 - Bangkok, Thailand - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, attended the opening of the first Blackberry Lifestyle Store in Thailand, one of Research in Motion’s (RIM) fastest-growing markets, where he presented a gift on behalf of RIM to Blackberry’s millionth subscriber in that country.

Minister Fast was in Thailand with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to promote trade and investment as part of the government’s pro-trade plan to create jobs and increase prosperity for hard-working Canadians.

Left to right: Nicholas Horton, RIM’s Vice President for Indochina, Jason Saunderson, RIM’s Government Relations Director, demonstrate the Blackberry Bold to Minister Fast.

Please consult Ministerial Visit to Asia and Minister Fast's photo gallery.

For further information, media representatives may contact:

Rudy Husny
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-7332

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000
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