Thursday, 17 July 2008 1:29 PM

Solomon Islands to Receive Royal Visit

Solomon Islands looks forward to hosting a royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester next month.

In a press conference at the Commissioner's Office at Rove headquarter this morning, the Acting Police Commissioner Peter Marshall said that the Solomon Islands Police Force is preparing for the royal visit to the country.

Mr. Marshall told journalists that SIPF are preparing ahead of time in order to be well organized before the date of the royal visit on 3rd August.

The government house is also in preparation for the occasion.

Journalists were informed that the visit will be for a duration of three days.

"It will be a very good occasion for the people of Solomon Islands and the country looks forward to the royal visit," said the Acting Police Commissioner.

He added that the visit is part of the continuous celebration of the 30th Anniversary in the Solomons.

Mr. Marshall said that the three days will be a joyous moment for the people of the country.

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