Media Advisory - Governor General to Meet with the President of Iceland at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, June 8, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will meet with His Excellency Dr. Ólafur R. Grímsson, President of the Republic of Iceland, at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 12 p.m.

12 p.m.
Courtesy Call with President Grímsson
Upon arrival at Rideau Hall, President Grímsson will meet with His Excellency to discuss Canada and Iceland's mutual interests.
Large Drawing Room, Rideau Hall
PHOTO OP–At the beginning of the meeting

12:30 p.m.
Luncheon Hosted by the Governor General
The Governor General will host a luncheon in honour of President Grímsson's visit. The Governor General and the President will deliver remarks on the occasion.
Rideau Hall
OPEN TO MEDIA–During the remarks


There will be a photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting.
Due to construction work at Rideau Hall, media are asked to arrive at the residence's main entrance no later than 11:40 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.


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SOURCE Government House

For further information: Media information: Julie Rocheleau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-7280,

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