CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 25, 2005 17:05 ET

CIDA/Media Advisory/Press Conference: Ministers Carroll and Pettigrew to Announce Additional Support for Victims of South Asia's Earthquake

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 25, 2005) - Minister of International Cooperation Aileen Carroll and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pierre Pettigrew will announce additional funding for relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction initiatives in response to the devastation caused by the earthquake in South Asia. The press conference will be held Wednesday, October 26, in Ottawa.
Media representatives are invited to attend.



DATE: Wednesday, October 26, 2005
TIME: 11 a.m.
LOCATION: Parliament Hill
Charles Lynch Room
Centre Block
1 Wellington St.
Ottawa, Ontario


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)