POM, Kavieng to host Queen’s Baton Relay

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The National, Thursday October 24th, 2013

 THE Queen’s baton will travel across the globe through the 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth carrying a special message from Her Majesty the Queen, the 10th stop of the Queen’s Baton Relay will be here in Papua New Guinea from November 4-8.

The Queen’s Baton Relay is the world’s most engaging relay, a special tradition of the Games that unites the two billion citizens of the Commonwealth in a celebration of sport, diversity and peace.

Having the baton in PNG will be an opportunity for the residents of Port Moresby and Kavieng, as Port Moresby will have the privilege of hosting the first leg of the relay scheduled for Nov 5, and Kavieng to host the second leg of the relay on Nov 6.