United Kingdom: The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George
Ribbon: Blue with a central red stripe.
Instituted: 12 August 1818 by King George III.
Awarded: For services to British interests abroad, particularly in the Diplomatic Service.
Post-nominal letters: Knight or Dame Grand Cross - GCMG, Knight Commander - KCMG, Dame Commander - DCMG, and Companion - CMG
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