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AbitibiBowater to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders


    MONTREAL, May 29 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. will hold its
first Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, June 5, 2008, at 11:00 a.m.
(Eastern), at the Marriott Château Champlain Hotel, Salons Cartier B-C,
1 Place du Canada, in Montreal.
    The annual meeting will be webcast live through the Company's website at under "Webcasts and Presentations", in the "Investors"
section. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Company's website.

    AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing
papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or
operates 27 pulp and paper facilities and 34 wood products facilities located
in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
its products in more than 90 countries, the Company is also among the world's
largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines, and has more third-party
certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the world.
AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York
Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

For further information:
For further information: Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President and
Treasurer, (514) 394-3268; Media and Others: Seth Kursman, Vice President,
Communications and Government Affairs, (514) 394-2398,