Virtual Presentation of Letters of Credence

October 13, 2020

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, received the letters of credence of six new heads of mission during a virtual ceremony. 

The following new heads of mission presented their credentials:

His Excellency Kallayana Vipattipumiprates
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand

Her Excellency Goverdina Christina (Ines) Coppoolse
Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Her Excellency Mária Éva Vass-Salazar
Ambassador of Hungary

His Excellency Jon Elvedal Fredriksen
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway

His Excellency Eamonn Christopher McKee
Ambassador of Ireland

His Excellency Larbi El Hadj Ali
Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

To ensure the health and safety of the new heads of mission, their families and government officials, the format of these presentations – which usually occur in person at Rideau Hall – was adapted to take place virtually.