Media advisory - Governor General to Meet with Premier of the State Council of China

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will meet with His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, and Madam Cheng Hong, at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.

"It will be a pleasure for Sharon and me to warmly welcome Premier Li and Madam Cheng during their visit to Canada," said the Governor General. "This meeting will give us the opportunity to discuss the strong ties that unite our two countries."

The photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting will be open to pool media only, which will be managed by the Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information, please call 613-992-6517 or email

Pool media representatives are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance
at least 20 minutes prior to the event taking place.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287,

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