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Minister Fantino to attend the 2013 spring meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

April 18, 2013

Ottawa—The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, will participate in the 2013 spring meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC on April 19-20.

Minister Fantino will hold a media call back on Friday, April 19, to discuss his participation and Canada’s commitment to eradicating poverty and promoting economic growth through private sector partnership.

Date: April 19, 2013

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Media Conference Call

Dial in: 613-960-7526

Toll Free Dial in: 877-413-4814

Call in code: 3468310

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For more information, media should contact:

Daniel Bezalel Richardsen
Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation
Telephone: 819-953-6238
Email: danielbezalel.richardsen@acdi-cida.gc.ca

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