Published On: Tue, Apr 26th, 2016

Royal decorations for outstanding citizens

GovernorWILLEMSTAD - The Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout, on behalf of His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander decorated 16 citizens with the Royal Honor for their years of special merits in favor of the community. This happened during an official ceremony at the palace of Fort Amsterdam this morning.

One of the citizens could not be present at the official ceremony and will be decorated by the Governor of Curaçao at a later date. In addition, the Governor has been able to decorate a Dutch soldier with a royal honor at the Marine Barracks Parera.

The following are decorated with a royal distinction:

- Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau, with swords: Captain-Commander Sea E.G.J. Hekkers;

- Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau, in promotion: Mr A. W. Owers

- Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau:

Mr C.B.G. van Aanholt

Mr. J. G. Colina

Mr R.D.B. Nandwani

- Member in the Order of Orange-Nassau:

Mrs Y. A. Isidora-Gumbs

Mr. F.M. Hanze

Mr R.C. Hato

Mrs. E. E. Leonard-Bryan

Ms. M. M. Jansen-Liberia

Mr. T. A. Martina

Mr. D. E. Mourillon

Mr. M.E. Ricardo

Ms. R.I.C. Samson

Mr E. B. Wederfoort

Mr R.F.M. the Wijngaarde

Mr A.J. de Wit

Ms. K. van Zwieten

Photo: The Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout with the outstanding citizens at the Palace of Fort Amsterdam.

 

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