TWO separate apartments under one building located at the Solomon Islands Provident Fund (SINPF) Estate at Tasahe,West Honiara being burnt down by fire on Sunday afternoon.
Officers from the fire department arrived and managed to put the fire under control but nothing could be saved during the blaze.
No lives were lost during the tragedy.
The cause of the fire remains unknown as investigation continues.
My good people of Solomon Islands. I stand here today as your newly elected Prime Minister. This is an awesome responsibility which I take with humility. I would like to thank all you good citizen’s right across the country and also to those living abroad for your prayers and support. I take this opportunity to also acknowledge the Members of Parliament for having the confidence and trust in me to lead our Government for the remainder of this term. I also acknowledge the hard work and contributions by my predecessor. I must acknowledge the general public for maintaining peace and order during the past 3 weeks of political uncertainty until. Most of all, we thank God for his divine guidance in this matter of national interest.
CARETAKER Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has called on the staff of the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to continue rendering support to his successor as farewelled them last Sunday night.