Media Advisory - Consul General of the Russian Federation at Toronto to Meet with Lieutenant Governor

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Media Advisory - Consul General of the Russian Federation at Toronto to Meet with Lieutenant Governor

TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - The Office of International Relations and Protocol announced today that the Consul General of the Russian Federation at Toronto, Mr. Nikolay Smirnov, will be making an introductory courtesy call on the Hon. James K. Bartleman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
Consul General Smirnov is the Russian Federation's first Consul General in Toronto. His appointment follows upon President Putin's announcement, while in Toronto in December, 2000, of the Russian Federation's intention to open a Consulate General in Toronto.

Media are invited to a photo opportunity.

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Room 131, Legislative Building

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Media must carry photo identification and be present at the entrance to Room 131, Lieutenant Governor's Suite, no later than five minutes before the scheduled time. People wishing information on the Lieutenant Governor may access his website at: www.Lt.gov.on.ca
For further information: Media Contact: Colin Hirons, Communications and Public Affairs Branch, (416) 212-4217