Introduction

The Asia, Africa and Middle East (AAME) political branch is one of the political branches within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade that is responsible to manage and maintain the bilateral relations and foreign policies of the ruling Government in the Asia, Africa and Middle East region. The AAME political branch also works closely with Solomon Islands diplomatic missions and countries that share diplomatic relations with the Solomon Islands, which are located in the Asia, Africa and Middle East region. Currently, the Solomon Islands have 27 Diplomatic bilateral partners in the Asia and Middle East region and 15 from the African region.

Strategic role and responsibility of the AAME political branch

The core role of the AAME political branch is to strengthen and maintain Solomon Islands diplomatic engagements in the Asia, Africa and Middle East region on political, development and trade related issues. Furthermore, the AAME political branch is also mandated to pursue the interests and maximize Solomon Islands engagement benefits with the 42 countries that share diplomatic bilateral relations with the Solomon Islands, by working closely with other Solomon Islands Government Ministries.

AAME Staff List

Currently, the AAME political branch is manned by the following officers. 

 Name  Title  Email address
 Mary Walenenea  Chief Desk Officer

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 Theresia Shanel

 Senior Desk Officer

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 Jones Taungani Soreh

 Desk Officer

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