Malaita premier confirms new executive

Newly elected Malaitan Premier Peter Chanel Ramohia has appointed his new executive members over the weekend. There are 16 ministerial portfolios in the provincial executive block. The line-up is as follows: –        Japhelet David Sau – Minister for Forestry, Mines and Energy, –        Honourable Joe Heroáu – Minister for Finance and Administration, –        John Laisy…

Sogavare meets EU ambassador

The European Union has offered to assist Solomon Islands Government improve its capacity to manage state finances. EU Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Leonidas Tezapsidis conveyed the offer to Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare when he paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister this morning. Mr Tezapsidis congratulated the Prime Minister for his election victory…

New Budget in Parliament in March

Solomon Islands Government will not have a budget until March when the 10th Parliament will approve the 2015 Budget. What this means is the government will meet its expenses from   approved funds under a Parliamentary resolution in Section 103 (1) of the Constitution. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare had to ask Parliament’s approval to spend state…