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‘Blend of Experience And Youthful Ingenuity Will Sustain And Grow Agriculture’- Governor-General

  Governor-General of Jamaica, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has hailed the players in the agricultural sector as well as the executive body of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) for their continued efforts in improving and renewing the sector over the years. His Excellency was delivering the main address at the recently concluded, 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon on Sunday, August 5. The Governor-General, who is patron for...

Governor – General Encourages Revolutionary Training At The University Of Technology

  Governor - General Sir Patrick Allen has challenged the University of Technology (UTech) to continue revolutionizing education for the Millennials whom the University will have to train for the 21st century. Presenting UTech’s  60th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, July 12, The Governor-General observed that in this technological age, graduates have to be exposed to new efficiencies in the way in which persons communicate, provide services and execute plans. Speaking on the theme, “Promoting Excellence to Enhance Development: Pioneering...

GG Swears in CCJ President at CARICOM Heads of Government Conference

Governor General of Jamaica, His Excellency The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen conducted the swearing-in exercise for the new president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Hon. Justice Saunders yesterday, July 4 in Montego Bay at the 39th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The swearing-in ceremony took place on the first day of the event, which runs from July 4-6 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, and is being carried out under...

Newly Appointed Ministers take Office

A day after changes were announced to the Cabinet, Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen on Tuesday afternoon (Mar. 27) presided over the swearing-in ceremony for new Ministers of Government at King’s House. In addressing the brief ceremony, the Governor-General stated that the newly appointed Minister were being called to serve in the government at a time when people are looking for transformational leadership to move the country forward. “By accepting the Prime Minister’s invitation you are indicating your willingness to commit...

Take responsibility for your actions GG tells Hampton Girls

As the nation tries to come to terms with a range of social issues, Governor General Sir Patrick Allen is urging students of Hampton School to start a new trend by taking responsibility for their actions and the well-being of others. In a thought provoking speech during a ceremony held at the school on Tuesday (Feb. 27) to mark its 160th Anniversary, His Excellency said that while this is a most exciting time to be alive, with all the inventions, modern...