Politics Archive January 2014

OPMC Hits Back at Sikua

THE Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC) has denied claims made by the Opposition Leader Dr Derek Sikua that funds were paid to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to be distributed to police stations around Honiara to host their functions.

Solomon Islands Opens Diplomatic Mission In New Zealand

The Solomon Islands Government has opened a new diplomatic mission in Wellington, New Zealand which began operations on Monday 13th, January, 2014.
The voter registration process will take 40 days to complete as required by law and the Government is confident that the process will be completed on time.

New Voter Registration Process Begins

The new Voter Registration date has been set for March 10 after the government has made available funds for the exercise this week.

Police Chief’s Post Re-advertised

The Solomon Islands government is again advertising the role of Commissioner of Police in the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.
Tuamoto will be tasked with devising and implementing strategies that will position tourism as the main source of foreign exchange earnings for the destination within the next 10 years.

Fijian Heads Solomon Islands Tourism Bureau

Former Tourism Fiji chief executive Josefa Tuamoto has been appointed to head up the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau with immediate effect.
Ordering a stay of charges against Mr Moti, the full bench of the Australian High Court ruled he had been illegally deported from the Solomon Islands in December 2007.

Pressure Group Calls on Canberra to Settle Moti Claim

The Solomon Islands pressure group, the Malaita Ma'asina Forum is calling on the Australian government to settle the claims of Solomon Islands' former attorney general Julian Moti.
From L-R High Commissioner Dr. Ajay M. Gondane, Mrs Varsha Gondane and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga at the Prime Minister's Office.

DPM Maelanga Farewells Indian H.C to Solomon Islands

Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Maelanga has farewelled the outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands HE Dr Ajay M. Gondane today – acknowledging the Indian Government’s assistance to the country in recent years.
With the approach, attitude, commitment and cooperation that has resulted in the successful completion of the two Churches, the Prime Minister  stated that this was the right path towards more development progress in communities.

Lilo Urges Support for Development

On a recent visit to Ata'a, Fataleka in Malaita Province to witness the consecration of two new Churches, the Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Gordon Darcy Lilo took the opportunity to encourage locals to support the country's development.

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