Sir Patrick Allen Receives Commonwealth Secretary General

Governor- General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen warmly welcomes newly elected Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Right Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC to Jamaica during a courtesy call at King’s House Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

His Excellency, Governor General the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, cordially  received the Right Honourable Patricia Scotland, QC,  newly installed Commonwealth Secretary General, on her first official visit to Jamaica, on Tuesday (April 26).

 
Governor- General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen engages newly elected Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Right Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC in discussion during her visit to King’s House Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Looking on are: Ambassador the Hon Mr. Burchell Whiteman (right), Special Advisor to The Governor- General and Lolita Applewhaite, Chief of Staff to the Commonwealth Secretary General.

The Right Honourable Scotland who took office as Secretary General of the Commonwealth on April 1, selected Jamaica as one of her first ports of call, to discuss with The Governor- General and newly elected Government, opportunities for regional development.

 
She is slated to meet with the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition and Speaker of the House of Representatives on the first day of her brief visit.