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.