Governor General to welcome new heads of mission to Canada

September 22, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Members of the media are invited to Rideau Hall to cover a presentation of credentials of five 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 Bouroumdou Naloum
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Chad

His Excellency Gustavo Anibal Alvarez Goyoaga
Ambassador-designate of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay

His Excellency Manuel Gerardo Talavera Espinar
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Peru

Her Excellency Viera Grigová
Ambassador-designate of the Slovak Republic

His Excellency Baktybek Amanbaev
Ambassador-designate of the Kyrgyz Republic

Date: September 25, 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 1:45 p.m. on the day of the ceremony.
  • Photos of the ceremony taken by the Governor General’s official photographer will be made available upon request.

Media information
Rideau Hall Press Office

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