Photo Slideshow: 2013 Convening Of Parliament

November 8, 2013

[Updated with additional photos] Scores of locals and visitors thronged Front Street this morning [Nov 8] to catch a glimpse of the annual Convening of Parliament ceremony.

Held on the Cabinet Office grounds, Governor George Fergusson delivered the Throne Speech outlining Government’s legislative agenda to an audience comprised of Parliamentarians and other senior dignitaries.

Some of the highlights include MarketPlace, Supermart and Lindo’s introducing 10% discounted shopping on Wednesdays for one year with effect from 1 December 2013, and plans to amend the Liquor Licence Act 1974 to allow for the purchase of wine and spirits on Sundays, as well as require mandatory ID checks for bars and nightclubs.

You can view our live coverage of the Throne Speech here, and all our coverage of the Throne Speech here.

The slideshow below contains almost 200 photos of this morning’s ceremony:

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  1. Vote for Me says:

    Anyone notice that the Premier changed his tie from red to gold or vice versa? Anyone know why the change?