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Tovua knighted with ‘Sir’ title  
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25 November 2019
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Sir Paul Tovua being knighted by the Prince of Wales.


ONE of the country’s prominent leaders Paul Tovua has been knighted by His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales yesterday at the Government House.

Tovua was knighted for the most distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George, the Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG). 

He will now be called Sir Paul Tovua.

He was awarded for his service to politics and the community.

Tovua has becoming the third to be knighted this year following the knighthood of Sir David Vunagi and Sir Leslie Boseto.

Boseto was knighted as the Knight Commander of the British Empire, KBE- for services to the church, rural and community development.

Meanwhile, a number of people have received their awards from The Prince of Wales at Government House, Sunday.

The medal recipients are as follows;

THE MOST DISTINGUISHED ORDER OF SAINT MICHAEL AND SAINT GEORGE.

To be a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG)

KCMG

1. Sir Paul Joshua TOVUA, For services to politics and the community. 

 

To be a Companion of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

CMG

2. Sia Kee CHING MBE, For services to commerce and community development.

 

THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CIVIL DIVISION)

To be Officers of the British Empire (OBE):

OBE

3. Ms Ruth LILOQULA For contribution to public services and community development.

4. Adrian Edward WICKHAM For services to commerce and community development.

5. Alfred Jude AIHUNU, For services to education and rural development.

 

To be Members of British Empire (MBE):

MBE

6. Matthew VARLEY For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.

7. David SHENMAN For services in the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands.

 

British Empire Medal (BEM)

BEM

8. Chief Superintendent Ian BARA For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. 

9. Chief Superintendent Mostyn MANGAU For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. 

10. Chief Superintendent Stanley RIOLO For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.

11. Timothy MANELE For services to rural and community development

Queen’s Police Medal (QPM)

QPM

12. Sergeant Elizabeth TEKAINGO For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. 

13. Superintendent Steve Rex WAIWORI For services to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.

 

 

 

 

 

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