December 18, 2003
Premier and Prime Minister meeting in Ottawa today
Premier Danny Williams is meeting with Prime Minister Paul Martin in Ottawa today.
"I am very pleased that the Prime Minister initiated our first official meeting so quickly after he was sworn into office. I look forward to building a good working relationship with the Prime Minister and the federal government," Premier Williams said.
"It is important that we establish a co-operative working relationship to address federal-provincial issues of particular concern to Newfoundland and Labrador."
The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (Ottawa time).
Media contact: Elizabeth Matthews, Communications Director, Office of the Premier, (709) 729-3960; or 690-5500
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