Governor-General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui has announced the 2015 Honours and Awards during his New Year’s address to the nation.
The following names have been approved by Her Majesty the Queen for the Order of the British Empire (OBE);
Charles Kelly for service to the Red Cross Society, Dr. Juyuk Daniel Quan for services to Business, Commerce, the Church and Community Development, Loely Ngira for service to Telecommunication in Solomon Islands and Canon Jacob Belonga Pitu for service to Local Politics, Governance and Agriculture.
For the Members of the British Empire (MBE) Honours and Awards; Sia Ki Ching for service to Commerce, Industry and Community Development, Matthew Fakaia for service to Business, Commerce, Education and Community Development.
British Empire Medal (BEM) Sotere Ria for service to Health and Education particularly on Guadalcanal. God save the Queen, God bless Solomon Islands.”
These recipients will receive their awards on Queen’s Birthday this year.