Governor General to welcome new heads of mission to Canada

June 22, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—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 Plamen Georgiev Georgiev
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Bulgaria

Her Excellency Delia Beatriz Valle Marichal
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Honduras

Her Excellency Esra Demir
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Türkiye

His Excellency Kennedy Mpolobe Shepande
High Commissioner-designate of the Republic of Zambia

Date:               June 26, 2023
Time:              2:00 p.m. 
Location:       Rideau Hall

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access to the ceremony, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office at
  • Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:30 p.m. on the day of the ceremony.
  • Photos taken by the Governor General’s official photographer can be made available upon request.

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

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