Speeches

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J GOVERNOR-GENERAL ANNUAL DINNER FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to King’s House for this annual Dinner for the Diplomatic Corps. On each such occasion, it has...

REMARKS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J. FOR PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS CEREMONY, MARCH 12, 2019

I welcome you to King’s House and this ceremony for the presentation of Credentials. Your Excellencies, I extend a very warm welcome to Jamaica. We...

COMMONWEALTH DAY MESSAGE FROM HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN HEAD OF THE COMMONWEALTH READ BY GOVERNOR-GENERAL HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HONOURABLE SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt. J , MARCH 11, 2019

Good afternoon and a special welcome to King’s House for the celebration of Commonwealth Day 2019. I will now read the Message from Her Majesty...

REMARKS BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J CUSTODES LUNCHEON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Ten (10) years ago today, I took the Oath of Office as Governor-General. It has been an interesting journey. I have met many people, made...

REMARKS BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HON. SIR PATRICK ALLEN ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J OPENING OF S HOTEL, MONTEGO BAY JANUARY 27, 2019

Good afternoon. I saw a quote credited to Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of United States President, Frederick Delano Roosevelt, which said that ‘The future belongs to...