Media Advisory - Governor General to welcome new heads of mission to Canada

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OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2021 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to Rideau Hall to cover the presentation of credentials of four new heads of mission to Canada.

During the ceremony, the following new heads of mission will present their credentials to the Governor General:

His Excellency Harsha Kumara Navaratne Weraduwa
High Commissioner-designate for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

His Excellency Alfredo Martínez Serrano
Ambassador-designate of the Kingdom of Spain

His Excellency Ronen Pinchas Hoffman
Ambassador-designate of the State of Israel

His Excellency David Louis Cohen
Ambassador-designate of the United States of America

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Rideau Hall Ballroom

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access to the ceremony, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office

  • All media must be accredited by the Parliamentary Press Gallery. If you are not an active member, you can get temporary membership by contacting

  • Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m. on the day of the ceremony.

  • Please note masks and proof of vaccination are mandatory.

  • Photos of the ceremony taken by the Governor General's official photographer will be made available upon request.

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