MEDIA ADVISORY - Lieutenant Governor to welcome President of Czech Republic

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MEDIA ADVISORY - Lieutenant Governor to welcome President of Czech Republic

Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

TORONTO, Nov. 11 - The Hon. James K. Bartleman will greet His Excellency Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, on his arrival for a private meeting at the Lieutenant Governor's Suite at Queen's Park on Friday 12 November 2004 at 3:00 PM. PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WHO The Hon. James K. Bartleman & His Excellency Vaclav Klaus WHERE Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Room 131, Legislative Building, Queen's Park WHEN Friday 12 November / 3:00 PM Mr Klaus is making a seven-day visit to Canada, including stops in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, where he will give public talks on the Czech transition to mark World Freedom Day. Mr Klaus was elected President of the Czech Republic in February 2003. He previously served as the country's prime minister in 1986 and again in 1992, when he oversaw the peaceful creation of the Czech Republic after the break-up of Czechoslovakia. Mr Klaus also served as Speaker of the Czech Parliament from 1998 to 2002.For further information: contact Sandra Black, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Tel. (416) 314-5755, www.Lt.gov.on.ca