Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has arrived in Tingoa, this morning ahead of the Rennell/Bellona Second Appointed celebrations tomorrow (Wednesday 26th August 2020).

The Prime Minister will be the chief guest in tomorrow’s ceremony.

Prime Minister Sogavare arrived to a rousing welcome and was met at the airport by Renbel Premier Willie Tuhangenga and his wife.

In his brief remarks upon arrival, Prime Minister Sogavare said he was honoured to be invited and be amongst the people of Rennell/Bellona province.

“It is my third visit to the province and my delegation is amazed by the warm welcome we received today. It has always been an honour to be able to come back and celebrate this year's provincial day here in Tingoa,” he said.

The Prime Minister and his delegation has also visited a number of sites including the famous Lake Tengano.

The celebrations tomorrow is expected to be a good turnout with cultural performances and participants from Bellona.

Provincial Premier, Willie Tuhangenga when welcoming the Prime Minister and his delegation thanked the Prime Minister for availing his time to be with his people in Renbel province.

The Prime Minister's delegation also included Madam Sogavare, government ministers, backbenchers and government officials.

Source: OPMC media