Governor General


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Governor General

the representative of the Crown in Commonwealth countries.
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Dougan thanked Gonsalves for giving her the honour of becoming the first female governor general of St.
Caption: Dawn Madahbee Leach (left) receives the Meritorious Service Cross from Governor General Julie Payette on March 26, 2019.
The Governor General noted that the world would achieve more by de-emphasizing geographical differences and refocusing its energy on the commonality of humanity, pointing out that from space one can only see an earth without borders.
The role of the governor general is to be Queen Elizabeth II's representative in Australia, and the role is appointed by the prime minister.
The House contains portraits of the governor generals, presidents who lived here or served as the governors of Sindh.
It split the ordinance where the governor general had to act on the advice of ministers - this part never came into force - and when he acts without the advice of ministers.
Therefore, the military does "serve" the prime minister--it is he who appoints the governor general and the chief of the defence staff who, in turn, set the military chain of command that guides the vice-admiral.
One of the youth recipients of the Governor General's Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case for 2013 was Julie Lalonde, a young Franco-Ontarian from Ottawa who has had a big impact through her work on and off-campus to end sexual assault and sexual harassment.
A powerful earthquake on June 3, 1863, "felled" the Palacio, prompting the Governor General to move to Malacanan Palace.
Canbera, May 5 -- Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe, High Commissioner for Australia concurrently accredited to Papua New Guinea presented the Letter of Credence of Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka to the Governor General of Papua New Guinea Grand Chief Sir Michael Ogio,, at the Government House Konedobu, Papua New Guinea.
Muscat, Apr 14 (ONA) Lt.Gen Sir Jerry Mateparae, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of New Zealand and his accompanying delegation met at Al Bustan Palace Hotel today with the New Zealand's Community residing in the Sultanate.
On Tuesday, 27 November 2012, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, was in Montreal to present the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award to twenty-three recipients including Maura McKeon, wife of Robert Wilkins UE, from Westmount, Quebec, for her long-standing compassion towards society's most vulnerable, and for the home-cooked food hampers that she makes for them, and Lieutenant-Colonel Okill Stuart (Ret'd) UE, from Saint-Lambert, Quebec, for his long commitment to promoting our country's heritage, notably Canada's role in the Second World War.

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