SOURCE: Meridian Holdings, Inc.

September 02, 2005 09:00 ET

Meridian Holdings, Inc. Declares a Dividend Distribution of CGI Communication Services, Inc. Common Stock

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 2, 2005 -- Meridian Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: MRDH), announced today that pursuant to the written consent of the board of directors of both Meridian Holdings, Inc, and CGI Communications Services, Inc., (OTC: CGIC) dated August 24, 2005, in which it was approved that Meridian Holdings, Inc., declare a dividend of shares of CGI Communications Services, Inc., Common Stock it owns, to each of its shareholders with the exception of all current and past officers, directors and affiliates, by transferring or causing to be issued one (1) share of the CGI Stock for every ten (10) shares of Meridian Holdings, Inc., common Stock held by each of such shareholder ("Dividends") of record as of September 26, 2005.

Both Meridian Holdings, Inc., and CGI Communications Services Stock Symbol remains the same.

"We wish to seize this opportunity to thank all our shareholders and wish them a happy Labor Day weekend," said Dike, Chairman and CEO.

About Meridian Holdings, Inc.

Meridian Holdings, Inc. is an acquisition-oriented business enterprise focused on building, operating and managing a portfolio of business-to-business companies. Meridian seeks to acquire majority or controlling interests in companies engaged in e-commerce, e-communication, and e-business services, which will allow the holding company to actively participate in management, operations and finances. Meridian's network of affiliated companies is designed to encourage maximum leverage of information technology, operational excellence, industry expertise and synergistic business opportunity. Meridian is committed to building shareholder value by positioning affiliated companies as independent business entities in which Meridian shareholders enjoy equity participation. Learn more about the company and its subsidiaries, by visiting Meridian's web site at

About CGI Communications Services, Inc.

CGI Communications Services, Inc., provides comprehensive telemedicine and telecare solutions, supplying Medical Products, Telecommunications services and InterCare DX. Inc.'s (OTC BB: ICCO) ICE™ software ( For more information, about our products and services, please visit our website at

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Contact Information

    Anthony C. Dike, Chairman/CEO