Governor-General of Canada Mary Simon visits Finland.Meeting with President Niinist today at the Presidential Palace | Finland Today | News in English
Governor General Mary Simon of Canada receives an official welcoming ceremony today at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, where President Sauli Niinisto will host a visit.
Following the ceremony, President Niinisto and Canada’s first Indigenous Governor-General, Ms. Simon, will discuss topics ranging from bilateral relations between Finland and Canada to talks on security and security. Climate change and Arctic cooperation.
During his visit, Governor Simon will also meet Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin and the first Vice-President of the Finnish Parliament, Antti Rinne.
In addition, the Governor-General’s program includes visits to the Helsinki Vantaa learning environment for young people, Irritskylä, and meetings with Sámi youth.
President Niinisto and Governor Simon will travel to Rovaniemi in northern Finland on Thursday to participate in a panel discussion on the impact of climate change in the Arctic. The program follows an introduction to Sami language teaching at Ylikylä primary school and a visit to the Lapland Air Command.
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