EIGHTEEN media personnel from various local media organisations, non-government organisations, and government ministries completed a three-day workshop on Parliamentary Information organised by the Media Department of the National Parliament.
During the three days’ workshop, participants were able to learn about the Constitution of Solomon Islands, Parliament Standing Orders, various functions, procedures and divisions of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands.
Speaking at the closure of the workshop, Clerk to Parliament, Taeasi Sanga said that it was indeed encouraging to see a good number of participants faithfully attending the three-day workshop.
“It is encouraging to see a good number of you now completing this very important workshop and being handed certificates,” Mrs Sanga said.
“It is also good to see a good number of young aspiring journalists wanting to know more about our Parliament, its functions and procedures and most importantly, the role media plays in informing the public about the national parliament,” Ms Sanga said.
Director of Parliament Media, Joy Angi highlighted similar sentiments, adding that it is high time that media builds its network and link with Parliament with the focus on better informing the public ofthe happenings at the National Parliament.
By JEREMY INIFIRI