TMCNet:  Media Advisory/REMINDER: Parliamentary Secretary Alexander to Make Important Announcement on Canada's Development Commitments in Afghanistan

[July 08, 2012]

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Parliamentary Secretary Alexander to Make Important Announcement on Canada's Development Commitments in Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jul 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- 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 Contacts: Justin Broekema Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation Telephone: 819-953-6238 Email: justin.broekema@acdi-cida.gc.ca Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Media Relations Office 819-953-6534 media@acdi-cida.gc.ca Follow us on Twitter: @CIDA_CA SOURCE: Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA mailto:justin.broekema@acdi-cida.gc.ca mailto:media@acdi-cida.gc.ca

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