Acting Governor Mrs. V. Inez Archibald warmly welcomed Governor designate Mr. John Duncan, OBE to the Virgin Islands upon arrival at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on August 14. Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE (pictured here shaking hands with the new Queen’s Representative) and Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE were also part of the welcome party in addition to senior public officials. The Governor designate was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Anne Marie Duncan and son, Mr. Alexandre Duncan. Mr. Duncan will took the oaths of office on Friday, August 15 at a swearing-in and welcome ceremony at the House of Assembly, thereby confirming his appointment in his new role as Governor of the Virgin Islands.
(Photo Credit: GIS/Mr. Ronnielle Frazer)