CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

January 03, 2005 12:55 ET

CIDA: Minister Carroll to Attend Asia Disaster Donors' Meeting and Visit Tsunami-Affected Sites in Sumatra


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FOR: CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

JANUARY 3, 2005 - 12:55 ET

CIDA: Minister Carroll to Attend Asia Disaster Donors'
Meeting and Visit Tsunami-Affected Sites in Sumatra

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 3, 2004) - The Honourable Aileen
Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, will attend the Special
ASEAN Leaders' Meeting on Aftermath of Earthquake and Tsunami in
Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday, January 6, 2005. Immediately following
the meetings, she will travel to disaster-affected areas in Sumatra.

Minister Carroll will travel on to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the
International Pledging Conference for the rehabilitation of the South
and South-East Asian countries affected by the earthquake and the
tsunamis. The Conference will take place on Tuesday, January 11, 2005.

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