Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

May 08, 2008 11:56 ET

Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - On Thursday, May 8, 2008, Canada's top civilian representative in Kandahar, Elissa Golberg, will provide an on-the-record overview of the challenges and opportunities facing Canada's mission in Afghanistan.

Senior representatives from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Canadian International Development Agency and the Department of National Defence will also be present during the briefing (not for cameras; attribution to senior government officials).




Event: Briefing (open to media only)

Date: May 8, 2008

Time: 3:30 to 4:10 p.m. EDT

Location: Cadieux Auditorium
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario



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