Governor General To Visit Singapore
The Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright will this week travel to Singapore on an official state visit.
Dame Silvia's programme will include a State welcome, an official audience with President S.R. Nathan and a State dinner.
Dame Silvia will attend a Higher Education Roundtable hosted by the Minister of Education, Tharman Shanmugaratnam and attended by Auckland University Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon. The Governor-General will also visit the Changi Naval Base and the Headquarters Singapore Artillery, underlining the excellent defence links between New Zealand and Singapore. She will lay a wreath at the Kranji War Memorial.
During the absence of the Governor-General from
28 to 30 June 2005, the Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias will
act as Administrator of Government.