Order of Excellence (Jamaica)
|Order of Excellence|
|Awarded by Jamaica|
|Awarded for||Foreign Heads of State or Government|
|Motto||Excellence through Service|
|Next (higher)||Order of National Hero|
|Equivalent||Order of the Nation|
|Next (lower)||Order of Merit|
Ribbon of the badge
Ribband of the order
The Order of Excellence is one of the six civil decorations of Jamaica awarded to present and former foreign Heads of State or Government. The Order of Excellence is the most recent honor to be created, having been brought into being in 2003. The Order of Excellence took over the function of the Order of Merit, which is now awarded to those "persons of notable achievement in particular fields of study".
|Thabo Mbeki||South Africa||1 July 2003|||
|King Juan Carlos I of Spain||Spain||17 February 2009|||
|Jakaya Kikwete||Tanzania||25 November 2009|||
- "National Honours and Awards of Jamaica" (PDF). Page 4, Jamaica Information Service. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
- "Order of Excellence (OE)". Office of the Prime Minister. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- "President Kikwete Awarded Order of Excellence". Jamaica Information Service. 26 November 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
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