Politics Archive February 2017

Affairs and Trade, Ms Adamson, meets with
Australian High Commission staff during her visit to Honiara this week.

Australia's DFAT Secretary Visits Solomon Islands

Secretary of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ms Frances Adamson, will visit Honiara on 23 and 24 February to meet with Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and Foreign Minister Milner Tozaka to discuss Solomon Islands transition from RAMSI and Australia’s ongoing commitment to the country’s security.
Mr Manele was speaking in Parliament yesterday on his contributions to the Pacific Games 2023 Bill 2016.

We Can Do It: Manele

Parliamentary Opposition Leader Jeremiah Manele says he is confident that Solomon Islands can successfully host the Pacific Games 2023.
Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier visits Malaita

Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier visits Malaita

Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier has made his first visit outside of Guadalcanal to Auki, Malaita Province on 14 and 15 February 2017.
Article Misleading: Manele

Article Misleading: Manele

Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition Group Honourable Jeremiah Manele says allegations of assassination of Members of Parliament (MPs) are serious that warrant police investigation.
The High Commissioner briefed the Premier on Australia’s commitment to continue to support security and stability in Solomon Islands after RAMSI departs in June 2017.

Australian High Commissioner Meets Guadalcanal Premier

Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier paid a courtesy call on the Guadalcanal Premier, Hon Anthony Veke and members of the Guadalcanal Provincial Executive at the Guadalcanal Provincial Headquarters.
In the Solomon Islands, Mr McCully will discuss New Zealand’s ongoing partnership with the country, particularly how to move it forward once the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) ends in June 2017.

New Zealand's Foreign Minister to visit PNG and the Solomon Islands

New Zealand's Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands next week for meetings with their political leaders about partnerships, economic development and maintaining political stability.
“A healthy, robust democracy makes for a vital and prosperous people and a strong and united nation,” said Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier at the opening of the workshop yesterday.

Australia Supports Democracy in Solomon Islands

Australia is helping to strengthen democratic processes in Solomon Islands with workshops for political parties in Honiara this week and next.

Sogavare Reaffirms Taiwan Alliance

Taiwan’s efforts at surveying and protecting flora show that it is a “close ally,” Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said, adding that Solomon Islands would continue to support Taiwan at UN assemblies and other international occasions.