Governor General of Canada to visit Mexico and Kazakhstan
Nov. 27, 2018
Global Korean Post
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada’ will travel to Mexico and Kazakhstan.
Governor General of Canada will visit Mexico from November 30 to December 1 and Kazakhstan from December 3 to 5, 2018.
The Mexican presidential election took place on July 1, 2018.
Thease will be Governor General Julie Payette’s first visits to Mexico and Kazakhstan.
During the visit to Mexico and Kazakhstan, the Governor General will represent Canada at the inauguration ceremony of the new President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, at the San Lazaro Legislation Palace on December 1.
During the visit to Kazakhstan, the Governor General will meet with the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and senior officials to deepen the relationship between our two countries. The Governor General will also attend the launch of Expedition 58 on the Soyuz spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where Canadian David Saint-Jacques and two crewmates will depart for the International Space Station.
Expedition 58 will be Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques’ first mission in space. During his assignment, he will conduct a series of scientific experiments and robotics tasks, and test new technologies.