Currently the province has sister relationships with Guangdong Province (Mainland China), Guadalcanal, Seville (Spain), and Saskatchewan of Canada.
The province in a statement stated that one of the major aspects of its policy strategy that will be launch on 11th October is to renew and strengthen its existing foreign relationships and intends to seek further sister relationship with other provinces.
It states that as one of the leading Province in the country in terms of sister-relationships, the Policy will renew and strengthen its existing relationship with the three overseas provinces.
“The sister relationship with these three overseas provinces, had benefited Guadalcanal Province in the past especially in terms of agriculture and transportation services, tourism, training and labor mobility.
“The GP Executive is looking forward to expanding the Guangdong – Guadalcanal relationship relating to agriculture and fishery; strengthen the sister-relationship with Guadalcanal, Seville (Spain),” it stated.
The provincial level foreign policy intends to seek further sister relationship with other provinces and states in the next four years to create partnership in achieving some of its policy objectives especially in the investment and the social sectors, the statement added.
By BRYAN LUVENA