Governor General Announces the State Visit to Canada of the President of Mexico

OTTAWA, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is pleased to announce the State visit to Canada of His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President  of the United Mexican States, and Mrs. Angélica Rivera de Peña, from June 27 to 29, 2016.

"Sharon and I first met President Peña Nieto and the First Lady during a memorable visit to Mexico in 2012," said the Governor General. "We are looking forward to the opportunity to reciprocate and to offer them a warm welcome to our country. This will be an important moment to further build on the strong and long-standing relationship between Canada and Mexico."

The detailed schedule of the events will be issued at a later date.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

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