July 07, 2012 09:00 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 7, 2012) - Chris Alexander, Parliamentary Secretary for National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, is attending the Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan, to discuss international development efforts in Afghanistan for the next decade.
As part of his trip, Mr. Alexander will make an important announcement about Canada's post-2014 development commitments to the people of Afghanistan, with a focus on the advancement of the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan.
Mr. Alexander will hold a media teleconference on Sunday, July 8th at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Event: Media teleconference
Date: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should use the following details to call into the teleconference:
Dial-in number(s): 613-960-7526 or 877-413-4814
Pass code: 3011763
Justin BroekemaPress Secretary to the Minister of International CooperationTelephone: 819-953-6238Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCanadian International Development Agency (CIDA)Media Relations Office819email@example.comFollow us on Twitter: @CIDA_CA
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