CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

March 03, 2009 17:45 ET

Media Advisory: Release of Third Quarterly Report on Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - On Wednesday, March 4, 2009, the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Chair of Canada's Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan, and the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation and Vice Chair of Canada's Cabinet Committee on Afghanistan will provide an overview of the Government of Canada's third quarterly report on Canada's engagement in Afghanistan.

Senior representatives from the Afghanistan Task Force, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Canadian International Development Agency, and the Department of National Defence will provide a background technical briefing in advance of the Ministers' availability.



Event: Media availability with Ministers Day and Oda on the third
quarterly report, preceded by a background technical briefing
with senior officials.

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Time: 3:40 pm ET

Location: Charles Lynch Room (130-S)
Centre Block, Parliament Hill
Ottawa, Ontario


Media representatives unable to attend in person may participate by teleconference.



Teleconference information:
Conference ID number: 88491626
Local/international dial-in number: 613-954-4096
North American dial-in number: 1-888-265-0464

Contact Information

  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca