Monday, 14 January 2008 11:42 AM

Prime Minister Embarks on Western Province Visit

Prime Minister Dr. Derek Sikua begins his second official visit inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the Solomon Islands Police Force officers in the Western Provincial capital, Gizo, this morning.

A courtesy meeting with the Western Province Premier and his Executive will take place shortly after, with the Prime Minister and his delegation to later meet with community leaders and the public of Gizo town.

The high level delegation, consisting of government ministers and officials, will also visit earthquake and tsunami stricken areas and camps in and around Gizo islands.

The delegation will return to Honiara tomorrow.