The Governor General, His Excellency the Rt. Reverend David Vunagi will be knighted by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on October 16 in London.
Rt Reverend David will leave for London on Thursday via Brisbane and Singapore.
In London, His Excellency will have a courtesy call on Her Majesty prior to the knighthood ceremony. He will also have a number of engagements during his visit in London.
This will be Rt. Reverend David’s first overseas trip after his swearing-in as Solomon Islands Governor General on July 7.
From London, Sir David will travel to Tokyo to represent the Solomon Islands Government during the enthronement of His Majesty, Emperor Naruhito of Japan on October 22.
The Governor General is accompanied by Lady Mary Vunagi and 3 Officials from the Government House including two others from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.