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Queen's Baton Relay at Vanuatu
Monday, 26 April 2010
On its 179th day of travel en-route to the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, the Queen’s Baton was received amidst much fanfare and celebrations on the Island of Vanuatu, South Pacific Ocean.
On its arrival in Vanuatu, H.E The President of the Republic of Vanuatu welcomed the baton in an official ceremony. Hon. Rapheal WORWOR, Minister of Youth and Sports, became the first Batonbearer of the day. Four other Batonbearers relayed the baton across the Island. The baton was later handed over to the chief Alguet. An open-air church service followed the handover.