In a simple ceremony at President’s House on Wednesday March 29, 2023, Her Excellency Christine Carla Kangaloo, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago was conferred with the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

The O.R.T.T., this country’s highest National Award, was presented to Her Excellency by the Honourable the Chief Justice Mr. Justice Ivor Archie O.R.T.T.

As the Chief Justice explained during the ceremony, the President of the Republic receives this award by convention and by virtue of being the Chancellor of the Distinguished Society of Trinidad and Tobago, the Order to which all National Award recipients belong.

Witnessing the presentation was Dr. the Honourable Keith Christopher Rowley, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and President Kangaloo’s husband His Excellency Kerwyn Garcia.