Media Advisory - Governor General to Meet with China's Minister of Foreign Affairs

OTTAWA, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will meet with His Excellency Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.

"I am looking forward to meeting Minister Wang during his visit to Canada and to reciprocating the warm welcome Sharon and I received during our State visit to China in 2013. During our meeting, we will have the opportunity to discuss the strong relations between our countries," said the Governor General.

There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting. Media representatives must be accredited beforehand by the Parliamentary Press Gallery and confirm their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office.

Media representatives are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the event taking place. For further accreditation information, please contact the Parliamentary Press Gallery at 613-992-6517 or email


SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287,; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

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