Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

June 24, 2008 10:38 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Ritz to Hold Media Teleconference from Russia

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz will hold a media teleconference from Moscow, Russia today.

While in Moscow from June 21 to 24, Minister Ritz met with Russian Agriculture Minister Alexey Gordeyev to discuss issues of interest to both governments and promote bilateral trade in agri-food.

Minister Ritz also attended meetings with government officials, Canadian business representatives and key agriculture sector importers to improve market access and seek new trade opportunities for the Canadian livestock sector.

EVENT: Media teleconference

DATE: Tuesday, June 24

TIME: 12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Media representatives who wish to participate can call 1-888-265-0464. The conference ID number is 52522917.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations