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

OTTAWA, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will meet with His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland, and Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

"I am looking forward to welcoming President Duda to Rideau Hall to discuss our countries' bilateral relations and how Canada is quite privileged to be home to a vibrant community of close to one million Polish-Canadians," said the Governor General.

11 a.m.
Meeting with President Duda and Mrs.
Large Drawing Room, Rideau Hall
PHOTO OP–At the beginning of the meeting

11:30 a.m.
Working Luncheon Hosted by Their Excellencies
Their Excellencies will host a working luncheon during which leaders from the private and public sectors will talk about trade and innovation. The Governor General and the President will deliver remarks on the occasion.
Reception Room, Rideau Hall
OPEN TO MEDIA–During the remarks

Canadian media accredited through the Parliamentary Press Gallery are asked
to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. on the day of the event.

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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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