Virtual Presentation of Letters of Credence

November 30, 2020

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

The following new heads of mission presented their credentials:

His Excellency Dejan Ralević
Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia
Her Excellency Konstantina Athanassiadou
Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic
His Excellency Dr. Wien-Weibert Arthus
Ambassador of the Republic of Haiti
His Excellency Ricardo Alfonso Cisneros Rodriguez
Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador
His Excellency Hassan Dahir Dimbil
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia
His Excellency Khamphan Anlavan
Ambassador of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
His Excellency Rodolfo Robles
Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines

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.