Mr. Risto Piipponen, Ambassador of Finland to Canada and The Bahamas presented his credentials in Ottawa.
Mr. Risto Piipponen arrived in Ottawa in August to replace Pasi Patokallio as the Ambassador of Finland in Canada. Before coming to Canada, Mr. Piipponen served as the Ambassador of Finland to Cyprus, Nicosia. On Monday the 15th of September Mr. Piipponen presented his credentials at Rideau Hall to Her Excellence, the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada. After the ceremony, Mr Piipponen and his wife Marjatta hosted a reception for 50 people at the Ambassador's residence in Rockcliffe Park.