Tribute to RAMSI

Dear Editor – Please publish the following poem as my tribute to RAMSI On behalf of our families And all citizens alike Sincere thank you, RAMSI For everything you have stood for As today, we bow low In honour of all you have done To take us successfully this far.   Indeed, your fourteen years…

Thanks RAMSI for a job well done

MR Speaker, thank you for giving me the opportunity to contribute to the motion moved by the Prime Minister that Parliament resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole House to consider National Parliament Paper N0.19 of 2017, The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) 2003 -2017: a joint report by the Solomon Islands…

Mining

Dear Editor – Despite controversies surrounding specific mining projects throughout the country-Goldridge, Renell and Bellona. Temotu. Isabel to name a few, the DCC appears to be doing something to improve how things are done in this industry with the recent launch of the National Minerals Policy. I assume that, the document is no longer classified…

MPs and CDF

Dear Editor – People with the right mindset should fully support the removal of RCDF from the nation’s leadership if the nation wants to move forward with its development aspirations. The current members of parliament and the DCC government led by Prime Minister Sogavare should have listened and accepted this decision because the way in…

Threat from logging

Dear Editor – Logging Threat! Isabellians of Maringe/Bugotu, will it never stop? The last of our virgin forest is under threat of logging and it is none other than the national and provincial governments who have given the say so. The few greedy people who have no concern for our future generations are selling off…

Ontong Java Sea farming project

Dear Editor – On behalf of the Ontong Java Atoll Development Company and the Ontong Java Atoll community, I am once again honored to draft and present this correspondence affirming our full commitment, honorable and sustainably minded intentions; and confidence in the detailed technological, farming, and sustainable management solutions outlined for Ontong Java’s sea farm…

Come join RAMSI’s farewell celebration

This week the country is farewelling the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI). The week long event kicked off last Sunday with a Thanks-giving ceremony at the Maranatha Hall in East Honiara. Throughout this week a number of activities have been lined up for the farewell program. Its a time for everyone to come…

Thanks-giving Service

Speech by RAMSI Special Coordinator Quinton DevlinMaranatha Hall, East HoniaraSunday 25 June 2017 I stand here, on behalf of the thousands of women and men that came from 15 nations across the Pacific over the last 14 years fo helpem fren; to help a friend in need; to end the violence; to stabilise the country…