PM Sogavare congratulates Australian counterpart

(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…

India envoy to Solomon Islands present credentials

(SIG/GCU Release): The Republic of India’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency, Mr Vijai Kumar has presented his Credentials to the Governor General, His Excellency, Sir Dr Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House today. The ceremony has formalized Mr Kumar’s appointment as High Commissioner to Solomon Islands who looks forward to further enhance relations…

Australia is a true friend indeed: PM Sogavare

(PM Press Secretariat): PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reiterated the Solomon Islands Government’s appreciation to the Australian Government describing Australia as a true friend. The Prime Minister highlighted this during a courtesy visit to his office by the Head of Australia’s Office of the Pacific, Mr Ewen Mcdonald this week. Mr Sogavare said Australia has…

Federal Constitution Final Draft Completed

(SIG/GCU release): The Constitutional Congress, (CC) and Eminent Persons Advisory Council (EPAC) within the Constitutional Reform Unit (CRU) have finally completed the “Final (Clean) Draft” of the Federal constitution for Solomon Islands and is ready to be handed over to the Honourable Prime Minister. The Constitutional Congress and Eminent Persons Advisory Council is mandated to…

PM highlights new investment opportunities at Concordia Summit

(PM Press): PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela says Solomon Islands is opening its doors to increase investment opportunities. Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela highlighted this during his discussions with other world leaders at the Concordia Annual Summit held in New York. The 2018 Concordia Annual Summit is a high-level forum that attracts some of the most important world…

Acting PM meets with Cyprus High Commissioner-designate to SI.

The High Commissioner- designate of the Republic of Cyprus to Solomon Islands, Her Excellency Mrs. Martha Mavrommati has made a courtesy call to the Acting Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare yesterday afternoon. Tourism and Climate Change issues were part of the agenda that were discussed between the two leaders. Speaking during the meeting, Hon. Sogavare…

Thailand, SI discuss one-country-one project initiative

The Director General of the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) Mrs Suphatra Srimaitreehithak today has met with the Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade. The Director General was also accompanied by four senior officials from the Government of Thailand. This was the first meeting to be held between the…

Sisilo commissioned, take up UN posting

Robert Sisilo, the country’s new Permanent Representative to the United Nations, was commissioned yesterday. Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, George Milner Tozaka, officiated the ceremony. The ceremony, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET), was witnessed by the Acting Permanent Secretary, Joseph Ma’ahanua and senior officials from the ministry.…

Country farewells ROC ambassador

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has farewelled the out-going ROC/Taiwan Ambassador to Solomon Islands Victor Te-Sun Yu. The Minister of Foreign Affairs Milner Tozaka hosted a farewell dinner, which the ambassador said was an honourable thing to him. Mr Tozaka expressed the government’s appreciation for the leadership and wisdom possessed by H.E in guiding Taiwan’s…