Wednesday, 5 February 2014 8:28 AM

PNG High Commissioner Presents Credentials

Papua New Guinea’s new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands H.E Fred Yakasa has presented his credentials to Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo in Honiara last week.

During the occasion, Prime Minister Lilo congratulated Mr Yakasa on his appointment while expressing confidence in the PNG envoy during his term in office.

“I congratulate you on your appointment and I have full confidence that you will carry out your duties diligently,” the Prime Minister said.

Mr Lilo also highlighted that Solomon Islands and PNG share a very unique and mutual relationship that not only embedded on the bilateral forefront but also traditionally through both countries cultures and people.

Meanwhile, Mr Yakasa thanked the Prime Minister for accepting his credentials.

“I am glad to be here and I assure you that I will uphold dignity and respect to my office, your government and your people,” Mr Yakasa said.

The new PNG high commissioner also stressed that PNG will continue to be a partner with the Solomon Islands through investment as well as other important sectors.

Mr Yakasa pledged to make sure any unfinished programs are fixed to enhance development plans between both countries.

 

Source: Press Release, Government Communications