Politics Archive May 2023

Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Sogavare and President HE Yoon Suk Yeol during their bilateral in the Republic of Korea.

Sogavare Assures Support for Republic of Korea’s Candidature for Non-Permanent Seat at UNSC

Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, has assured the Republic of Korea of Solomon Islands support towards its candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2024-2025 term.
The Lepi Rest House is one of the two projects under the Gao/Bugotu Constituency handed over recently to the community in Lepi.

Gao-Bugotu Constituency Office Hands Over Community Projects

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) has commended Gao-Bugotu Constituency (GBC) office under the leadership of the Member of Parliament Hon. Samuel Manetoali for delivering meaningful developments in Gao-Bugotu rural communities with the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).
What can South Korea do that is more useful than a promise of more aid projects? Since 2016, we have been advocating that Korea extend to Pacific countries its temporary low-skill migration program, the Employment Permit System.

Korea Should Use its Summit to Offer Labour Mobility to the Pacific

Fresh off their meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi in PNG, Pacific leaders are this coming week gathering in Seoul for the inaugural South Korea-Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting.
Hon. Sogavare along with other Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders and members across the Pacific have been invited by the ROK to attend the first multilateral summit to chart a shared course towards mutual prosperity.

Sogavare Attends South Korea-PIF Summit

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare is attending the first-ever ‘Korea-Pacific Islands Summit’ in Seoul, Republic of Korea (ROK) scheduled for 29-30 May 2023.
Senior Public officers held positions of trust with enormous responsibility, we are the stewardship of public trust and we are required to live up and committed to the Code of Conduct established by the Public Service.”

UNDP Conducts Integrity and Ethics Workshop

Permanent Secretaries and Senior Executive Officers in the Government Ministries and Integrity Agencies are undergoing a three day training on Integrity and Ethics Agency Improvement Framework this week.
After the counting of all 7 batches of ballot papers, Mr. Tuasulia has been declared the winner of the West Kwara'ae Parliamentary seat.

Tuasulia Wins West Kwara'ae Seat

Polling a total votes of 2,571, Mr. Alfred Tuasulia is now the winning candidate for West Kwara'ae.
Voters casting their vote for their next Parliamentary representative.

West Kwara'ae By-Election Underway

The West Kwara’ae by-election started this morning, with most polling stations reporting a good turnout.
Candidates, contestants, and supporters contesting this West Kwara’ae by-election are reminded that there should not be any form of campaign activity happening from 12 O’clock midnight Monday 22nd May right up to polling day.

Poll Workers Prepare for West Kwara'ae By-Election

Poll workers for the West Kwara’ae Parliamentary by-election have now been trained and preparing for polling day on 24th May.
Polls opened around 12PM this afternoon and will close at 5pm this evening.

West Kwara'ae Pre-poll Begins

Pre-polling has begun for the West Kwara'ae by-election in Malaita.
MNPDC Minister Rexon Ramofafia (left) and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare pose for photo during the NDS 2016 - 2035 Review launch.

Review of Solomon Islands Development Strategy Underway

The launch of the review of Solomon Islands National Development Strategy (NDS) 2016 - 2035 yesterday marks the commencement of nationwide consultations to review the progress of the 20-year strategy.
Mr. Djokovic has been a key figure in Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s government

Untimely Passing of Government’s Chief of Staff Shocks Many

The untimely passing of the government’s chief of staff, Robson Djokovic, has shocked many, particularly within government circles, where he has been a long-time confidant and trusted advisor of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.
“We the people of Solomon Islands look forward to your leadership as our Head of State and pray that God will continue to lead, guide and protect you and your service to humanity,” Sir David added.

Sir David Congratulates His Majesty King Charles III on Coronation

Solomon Islands Governor General Sir David Vunagi on Saturday conveyed profound greetings on behalf of the People and Government of Solomon Islands to his Majesty King Charles III following his coronation service at the Westminster Abbey.
“This health facility is one of the many tangible evidences of how rural people can actually benefit from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programme."

MRD Congratulates South Vella For CDF-Funded Rural Health Clinic

Deputy Secretary Corporate (DSC) Ms. Constance Wane of the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) has congratulated the Member of Parliament for South Vella La Vella Constituency (SVC) Hon. Fredrick Kologeto and its people for the successful launch of their newest Kolokolo rural health clinic on 26th April 2023.

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