(OPMC Release): Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has congratulated Hon. Scott Morrison, MP on his election victory to be Australia’s Prime Minister.
In a letter to the re-elected Prime Minister of Australia, Hon. Sogavare wrote on behalf of his government and the people of Solomon Islands conveying his congratulatory message to the Government of Australia and the people for Hon. Morrison’s election victory to lead the country.
Hon. Sogavare acknowledged that Hon. Morrison’s election victory is a reflection of his vision, the policy frameworks advocated and implemented and policy direction adopted for national Australia and more broadly in relation to Australia’s neighbours in the region and internationally are being embraced by the people of Australia.
Hon. Sogavare also reiterated that Solomon Islands remains Australia’s steadfast friend.
“We remember with gratitude and acknowledge with appreciation Australia’s tremendous assistance to Solomon Islands over the years, in particular during the period of our ethnic unrest when your government and your country together with members of the Pacific Islands Forum assisted us to get back on to our feet. Thank you,” he stated.
Hon. Sogavare looks forward to taking Solomon Islands’ relationship with Australia to new heights by working closely with his counterpart to achieve this goal in the near future.
“May you and your government enjoy the tenure of government the Australian electorate has handed to you and may our bilateral partnership achieve our mutual development objectives as we respectively navigate the futures of our two countries, nationally, regionally and internationally,” stated Hon. Sogavare.