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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, wishes to assure all parents and guardians of students studying in Taiwan that Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has assured our office in Taiwan that the Ministry will continue to fund all sponsored students’ education for this semester.

Ambassador Larsen and H.E. Reverend David Vunagi

Norway’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands H.E. Paul Gulleik Larsen has presented his credentials to the Governor General, The Right Reverend David Vunagi to formalise his appointment at Government House today.

Minister Jeremiah Manele (right) and former Chief of Protocol Mr Kereta Sanga displays the handbook at the launching ceremony

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele has launched the revised Solomon Islands Government Protocol Hand Book in Honiara Friday last week.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon. Jeremiah Manele (MP) is leading a Solomon Islands delegation to the 109th Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers and the 44th Session of the ACP-European Union (EU) Joint Council of Ministers meeting in Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium from 20-24 May 2019.

The Solomon Islands Government and the Pacific Community (SPC) have formally signed a new Country Program for 2019 -2021.

The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency, Mr. William Soaki made a courtesy call on the Fiji Minister for Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security, Hon. Inia Seruiratu on Wednesday 20th February 2019, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarter in Nasese, Suva.

H.E. William Soaki presents his credential to PIFS General Secretary, H.E. Dame Meg Taylor

His Excellency, Mr. William Soaki, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to the Republic of Fiji, today (Wednesday 19 December 2018) presented his credential to the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) H.E Dame Meg Taylor, as Permanent Representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary. 

H.E. William Soaki and H.E Major-General (retired) Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji at the presentation of credentials ceremony in Suva

The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji, His Excellency William Soaki, presented his credentials to the Fiji President His Excellency Major General (retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote on Thursday 13th December 2018 at the Borron House, Suva.

Ambassador Gobbi and Sir Frank at Government House

The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, H.E. Hugo Javier Gobbi has presented his letters of credence to the Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui at Government House on Thursday 4th October.

The ceremony has now formalized Ambassador Gobbi’s appointment as non-resident Ambassador Extra Ordinary with full powers to represent Argentina in Solomon Islands.

“This accreditation is an affirmation of our diplomatic relation established not long ago. It is the mark of friendship between us, two sovereign states,” Sir Frank said when accepting Ambassador Gobbi’s letter of credence.

Solomon Islands Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva and the World Trade Organisation H.E Salato taking his oath before the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon Milner Tozaka.

Solomon Islands Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva and the World Trade Organisation has been commissioned on Friday 24 August. 

His Excellency Barrett Salato was commissioned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon Milner Tozaka at the MFAET office.