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…

PM Sogavare welcomes new NZ envoy

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has welcomed New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Don Higgins, following his arrival in the country. The Prime Minister conveyed greetings on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government and People to His Excellency Higgins in a courtesy meeting in the Prime Minister’s office yesterday. A statement from…

Beck takes up duties in Australia

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare yesterday commissioned the country’s new High Commissioner to Australia, Colin David Beck. The commissioning ceremony held in the Cabinet Chamber was presided over by the Secretary to Cabinet, James Remobatu and Chief of Protocol in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Kereta Sanga in the presence of the Minister…