IMPORTANT: A powerful earthquake has hit Solomon Islands followed by Tsunami.
The European Commission today proposed the exemption of 16 islands from the short stay visa obligation when travelling to the EU.
Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo on Monday has formally received the second tranche of Taiwanese Government Funding of SB$9.6 million dollars from Ambassador Roy Wu.
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo this week officially opened the new Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) built Kabui Jetty in capital Honiara.
The Government has launched a pilot project that could have far reaching benefits for the Pacific region, according to the South Pacific Commission (SPC).
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock says it is important that the Ministry and the Government have information on the food security situation in homes across the country.
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Hon. Gordon Darcy Lilo (R) during the United Nations General Assembly has called climate change “an urgent and irreversible threat to humanity” that demanded greater investment from the rich nations.
Prime Minister Lilo said that he is deeply troubled by the current low ambition level pledged by developed countries. There is discrepancy between what has been pledged and what is necessary to stabilize temperature increase,” he said. “This means mitigation must be prioritized.” For more details visit http://www.un.org/apps/news/printnews.asp?nid=43073
Photo: United Nations Media Room
Solomon Islands Consul Mr. Ashwant Dwivedi with the Alberta Government’s Associate Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations during a Consular Corp briefing. Solomon Islands Consulate was invited by the Alberta government to participate in the annual briefing. Mr. Dwivedi has encouraged the Alberta government to seek a tourism and economic partnership with the Solomon Islands. During the briefing
Photo: Consulate Media Room
Thousands of Solomon Islands nationals took the opportunity to lineup to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Solomon Islands on the latest leg of their tour of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Princess Kate visited Solomon Islands in September of this year as part of the Queen’s diamond jubilee celebrations.
Photo: Government Media Relations.