Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 01, 2014 09:00 ET

Governor General Announces the President of the Republic of Finland's State Visit to Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will welcome His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland, and his spouse, Mrs. Jenni Haukio, to Rideau Hall, on Thursday, October 9, 2014, on the occasion of their State visit to Canada.

"Sharon and I are truly pleased to welcome President Niinistö and his spouse to Rideau Hall on the occasion of their State visit to Canada," said the Governor General. "I look forward to discussing our strong bilateral relations as well as the furthering of the co-operation between Canada and Finland in the sectors of science, technology, innovation and trade."

The detailed schedule of the events taking place at Rideau Hall will be issued at a later date.

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