CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

July 29, 2005 10:26 ET

CIDA/Media Advisory: Minister Carroll to Visit West Bank & Gaza, Israel and Jordan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 29, 2005) - The Honourable Aileen Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, will be travelling to the West Bank and Gaza, as well as Israel and Jordan, from Sunday, July 31 to Wednesday, August 3, 2005.

Minister Carroll will meet with dignitaries and government officials, such as the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Prime Minister Abu Alaa, the King and the Queen of Jordan and Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres.

Minister Carroll will also visit a number of CIDA-funded projects during her stay.

The Minister will be available for interviews.



DATE: Sunday, July 31 to Wednesday, August 3, 2005

LOCATION: West Bank & Gaza, Israel and Jordan



Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Andrew Graham
    Director of communications
    (819) 953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    (819) 953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    http://www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)