A team from the Honiara City Council (HCC) headed by the Lord Mayor of Honiara Council made a visit to the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) Facility yesterday.
The visit includes a short tour of the SINIS Facilities, an overview of the SINIS programs, an overview of the vision and mission of SINIS, introductions of the different Performance Services and a brief talk by the HCC Clerk.
SINIS is very happy to host one of its very important partners, the Honiara City Council.
“SINIS had the privilege to host the Lord Mayor of the Honiara City Council, the Honiara City Council Clerk and Heads of Department.
“SINIS sees the visit to the institute as timely and valuable as SINIS continue to offer our services to our athletes in the various national sports federation development in their sports and wellbeing.
“Honiara City Council is an important partner in terms of supporting our programs and being the host city for the Pacific Games 2023, we see fitting that HCC is able to see and visit one of the sporting facilities here at Honiara City vicinity.
“At SINIS we share the understanding with the Honiara City Council, the importance of having modern and state of the art sports facilities to be established in the country that supports sports in the country.
“We wish to acknowledge the Honiara City Council for providing the opportunities to use the HCC sports facilities such as the Lawson Tama and the multipurpose courts.
“SINIS will be looking at working closely with the HCC divisions in supporting our Talent Identification Pathways and Wellbeing and Lifestyle Program,” Sports Business and Partnership Department Manager Camari Bainivalu said.
Speaking on behalf of the Honiara City Council team, the HCC City Clerk Justus Denni thanked SINIS for the invite and made assurance to work closely with SINIS and help youths in Honiara in sports to be good citizens
“Thank you for the invitation.
“We are so far really impressed by the progress we see at SINIS and its facilities.
“HCC will work closely with SINIS to see our youths are involved in activities that are constructive which will develop and mould them into good citizens,” he said.
By CARLOS ARUAFU