Deadline looms, SIEC urges candidates to file Statement of Accounts

The Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Mose Saitala, is encouraging all candidates who contested the 3rd April National General Election to take immediate steps to file their Statement of Account relating to funds received and expenses incurred during their campaign leading up to the General Election. The last day for a candidate to file his/her Statement…

Foreign Minister Manele attends ACP-EU joint meetings in Brussels

(SIG/GCU Release): The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon. Jeremiah Manele (MP) is currently attending a Solomon Islands delegation to the 109th Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers and the 44th Session of the ACP-European Union (EU) Joint Council of Ministers meeting in Brussels, from 20-24 May 2019.…

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…

Conservation with development vital

Serious emphasis into integrating conservation and any development aspiration at the national, provincial and community level should be an approach to balancing the equation to the country’s today’s growing issues. Undersecretary Technical, Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology, Chanel Iroi highlighted at the Integrated Forest Management (IFM) Project inception workshop with provincial…

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…

DCGA fills up all ministerial portfolios

(SIG/GCU release): The Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has filled up all 24 Ministerial Portfolios following the Swearing-In of the remaining 13 Ministers by the Governor General Sir Dr. Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House on 29 April. The Ministers are Hon. John Dean Kuku – Minister for Education and Human Resources Development, Hon.…