Opposition Spokesperson for education Hon. Derick Manuari calls on the Ministry responsible for education to immediately look into the need to impose mandatory safety standards and measures in relation to the planning and construction of school infrastructure; and to also organise a multi-sectoral approach to make available adequate space for all schools for the sake of our school children.
The Speaker of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, John Patteson Oti, on behalf of Parliament congratulates Hon. Peter Kenilorea Jr, Member of Parliament for East Are and Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), on his successful appointment as the President of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) Parliamentary Assembly and Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydro-power Project.
Guadalcanal Province (GP) Premier Francis Sade has urged the communities in Malango and Tasimboko to support the development of the John Coleridge Patterson University (JCPU).
THE Solomon Islands Meteorology Services is able to provide weather information from Tikopia Island again after the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) was fixed during the recent Prime Minister’s tour to the island.