Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

July 12, 2007 10:03 ET

Media Advisory/Footage of the Governor General's State Visit to Brazil Available to Media

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - Footage of the official welcoming ceremony on the grounds of the Palacio de Planalto for the Governor General is now available to media.

Her Excellency also met with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Her statement to the press, along with the President's, is also available to media.

To obtain the footage, media are invited to click on the following link: http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/common/combatcamera/news/.

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Jean-Daniel Lafond are conducting a State visit to Brazil from July 6 to July 15, 2007. At the request of the Prime Minister, the Governor General is representing Canada and leading a delegation of Canadians representing youth, culture and international development to Salvador, Brasilia and Sao Paulo. The visit will conclude in Rio de Janeiro where Their Excellencies will attend the official opening of the XV Pan American Games and support Canadian athletes during the competitions.

For further information on the State visit, please click on http://www.gg.ca/gg/rr/sv/brazil_e.asp.

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