Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove will represent Australia at the funeral service of the President of Vanuatu on Wednesday.
— Capital Monitor (@capitalmonitor) June 19, 2017
THE HON. MALCOLM TURNBULL MP
Monday, 19 June 2017
Governor-General to Attend Funeral of President of Vanuatu
His Excellency, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, has agreed to represent
Australia at the funeral service of the President of Vanuatu.
The Governor-General will depart Australia tomorrow afternoon. The funeral will be held In Port Vila on Wednesday.
His Excellency Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale served the people of Vanuatu with dignity and humility.
He will be remembered as a servant of the nation of Vanuatu, a statesman who was much-loved by his people, and respected as a just and honourable
On behalf of all Australians, we offer his family and the Government and people of Vanuatu our sincere condolences