Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

April 26, 2011 13:43 ET

Governor General to Attend the Wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2011) - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce that Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton on Friday, April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey, in London.

"My wife, Sharon, and I are honoured to attend the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton," said His Excellency. "As representative of The Queen in Canada, I am truly privileged to represent Canadians at this very special occasion. Once again, I would like to extend my congratulations and best wishes to the couple. We are looking forward to welcoming them to Canada later this summer."

Below is Their Excellencies' itinerary for the visit to London, England (local time):

Thursday, April 28
7:30 p.m.
Reception and Dinner Hosted by Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs the Right Honourable William Hague and his wife Mrs. Ffion Hague
Lancaster House, London
Friday, April 29
11 a.m.
Wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton
Westminster Abbey, London
Reception Hosted by Her Majesty The Queen
Buckingham Palace, London

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