The Chinese Embassy Open Day: Ceremony to Unveil a Commemorative Plaque of the Embassy Premises

On 21 May 2015, the Chinese Embassy in Canada hosted an Open Day and held a ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque of its premises.

Ambassador Luo Zhaohui and Chinese embassy officials attended the ceremony. Among nearly 60 guests present at the ceremony were Mayor of Ottawa Jim Watson, Director General of North Asia Bureau of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Graham Shantz, Co-chair of the Heritage Committee of Ottawa Lowertown Community Association Nancy Miller-Chenier and representatives of the Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa Archives, Heritage Ottawa, overseas Chinese community and the media.


The plaque, which tells a brief history of the embassy chancery building, was jointly unveiled by Ambassador Luo Zhaohui, Minister-Counsellor Wang Wentian, Mayor Jim Watson and Ambassador Graham Shantz.

A collection of historical photos of the embassy premises were on display at the ceremony.

The Chinese ambassador also had interviews with the media covering the event.