Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 16, 2013 14:33 ET

Canadian Delegates to Accompany Governor General on State Visit to Mongolia

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2013) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be joined by official and accompanying delegations on the occasion of a State visit to Mongolia, from October 24 to 26, 2013.

A delegation of Canadian public-and private-sector leaders in the fields of business, education and innovation, will share their experiences and knowledge with their Mongolian counterparts and play an active role in highlighting Canada's involvement in the host country. These exchanges will further develop the wide-ranging and multi-faceted relationships with Mongolia, and will provide greater visibility for our bilateral initiatives.


Chungsen Leung
Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism
Earl Dreeshen
Member of Parliament
Scott Simms
Member of Parliament
Wai Young
Member of Parliament


The Honourable Perrin Beatty
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Alain Beaudet
President, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Dr. Mary M. Buhr
Dean of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan
Dana Fox
Founder and Vice Chair, ClevrU Corporation
V. Peter Harder
Senior Policy Advisor, Dentons Canada LLP
Dr. Bern Klein
Acting Executive Director, Professor and Head
Canadian International Resource and Development Institute and Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia
Gilles Patry
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Robert Schafer
President, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and 2nd Vice President, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada

The biographies of the accompanying delegation are available online at

Members of the public can follow the Governor General's State visits to Mongolia online at, where speeches, photos and videos will be posted.

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