Governor General to travel to France
Oct. 04, 2019
Global Korean Post
Governor General attended the service for former French President Jacques Chirac’s funeral.
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced that Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada wouldl lead a delegation and serve as Canada’s official representative at the service for former French President Jacques Chirac.
The service took place on September 30, 2019.
Jacques Chirac was the President of France from 1995 to 2007.
Former Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, and Ambassador of Canada to France, Isabelle Hudon, also was in attendance as members of the delegation.
“Former President Jacques Chirac was a great statesman who served the people of France with distinction over the course of his extensive political career. I offer my sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to the French people. On behalf of all Canadians, Her Excellency will pay respects to this great leader.” said Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.