Speeches

Independence Message 2019 from the Governor-General His Excellency The Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J

My fellow Jamaicans, I greet you warmly as we celebrate the 57thAnniversary of our Independence. This is a time when we reflect and give thanks...

WELCOME BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J GOVERNOR-GENERAL FOR THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S INDEPENDENCE RECEPTION JULY 30, 2019

Lady Allen and I are pleased to welcome and host you at King’s House for this Reception in celebration of the 57th Anniversary of our...

REMARKS BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J SCOUT ASSOCIATION OF JAMAICA 15th CARIBBEAN CUBOREE OPENING CEREMONY JULY 30, 2019

Good Afternoon. According to my schedule, I should be in Kingston right now getting ready for the Annual Governor-General’s Independence Reception this evening.  However, as...

REMARKS BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J AT SWEARING-IN OF MR GARFIELD GREEN, JP AS CUSTOS ROTULORUM FOR THE PARISH OF MANCHESTER, JUNE 24, 2019

I take this opportunity, along with Lady Allen, to extend a warm welcome to everyone here at King’s House who has come to support and...

HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HONOURABLE SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J GOVERNOR-GENERAL REFLECTIONS ON THE LIFE OF THE MOST HONOURABLE EDWARD SEAGA, ON, PC

Former Prime Minister the Most Honorable Edward Philip George Seaga, ON, PC, was one of the principal architects of Jamaica’s post-Independence governmental structure.  His long...