Governor–General, Sir Carlyle Glean, spends his last day in office today, Friday, ending a tour of duty which begun in 2008.
Sir Carlyle Glean, who, prior to becoming the representative of the Head of State, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, had spent the last decades in education and politics, had indicated a few weeks ago that he had decided to retire after nearly five years in the position.
The Government of Grenada has since announced that Dr. Cécile La Grenade will be the new Governor–General. Her inauguration takes place on Tuesday 7 May at a 10:00 am ceremony at the Grenada Trade Centre.
Prime Minister Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell has expressed his gratitude to His Excellency the Governor General for his service to our beloved country.
The public is invited to witness the historical occasion on Tuesday — when the first female Governor–General since independence, takes the oath of office.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Lawrence Joseph will act as Head of State in the period between Sir Carlyle’s retirement and Dr. La Grenade’s inauguration.
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