From the desk of the Prime Minister
PM LILO MEETS EU AMBASSADOR
Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo today has met with the European Union (EU) Resident Ambassador to Solomon Islands Leonidas Tezapsidis in Honiara.
EU AMBASSADOR TO SOLOMON ISLANDS PRESENTS LETTER OF CREDENCE
The European Union’s (EU) first-ever resident Ambassador to Solomon Islands H.E. Leonidas Tezapsidis has presented his letter of credence to the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui at Government House today.
PM LILO MEETS US SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY
PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo today held a brief meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
KILU’UFI HOSPITAL RECEIVES FUNDS FROM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
Kilu’ufi hospital on Malaita has received a donation of more than SB$2.9 million dollars from the National Government on Saturday 9 August 2014.
MAKIRA ULAWA MAKES STEADY PROGRESS, KEEN TO TACKLE CHALLENGES
Makira-Ulawa Province (MUP) is making positive progress in achieving some of its visions and development programs in the 2013-2014 periods.
PM LILO MEETS PRESIDENT CASTRO IN HISTORIC ENCOUNTER
Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo today held a historic meeting with the President of Cuba Raúl Castro during which the Caribbean leader has agreed to send specialist doctors to serve in Solomon Islands amongst others.
IN THE NEWS
The active engagement by the communities and organisations consulted so far in the decision of the Solomon Islands Government for the limited rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has been applauded by the government, RSIPF and the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, (RAMSI).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $15.58 million project to help the Solomon Islands rebuild transport infrastructure damaged by recent flash floods.
The assistance, drawn from ADB’s Disaster Response Facility, will help fund construction of new infrastructure designed to be more resilient against future disasters and other climate threats. ADB’s financing is $13.22 million (half loan, half grant), while the Solomon Islands Government is contributing $2.36 million equivalent.
Eight potential investors that have expressed interest in building and operating the Tina River Hydro Project took part in a major project briefing in Honiara, last week. The companies participating in the event were from Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Spain and Sri Lanka
The investor’s forum marked the closing of an Expression of Interest (EOI), part of the International Competitive Tender process seeking Developers for the Tina Hydro Project
The people of Rennell and Bellona Province have been urged to rise up to challenges that hindered development ambitions on the two beautiful islands
Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga made the call at celebrations marking the Province’s 21st Anniversary celebrations on Bellona Island Tuesday this week
Renbel Province attained its provincial status in 1993 after being part of the Central Islands Province since independence
Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has rejected recent false allegations by the Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) against newly appointed Royal Solomon Islands Police Commissioner, Frank Prendergast.
Hon. Maelanga in a statement today clarified that there is no standing case in the Federal Court of Australia that involves Mr Prendergast in the issue relating to the Christmas Island incident as alleged by the MMF.