Foreign Affairs

Hon. Manele Receiving the Relief Fund from the PRC Government

Solomon Islands acknowledge China’s assistance towards its effort to combat COVID-19 in the country and humanitarian assistance for TC Harold. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele receive a cheque from the representative of the Chinese Embassy in Honiara on Wednesday 15th April 2020.

Minister Manele with Solomon Islands government officials and staff of the Chinese Embassy after the signing and handover ceremony.

The signing of the Exchange of Letters for the 2023 Pacific Games Stadium Project was held on 15th April in Honiara, between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele and China’s Representative, Chargé d'affaires, Yao Ming.

H.E.Lady Joy Kere and Sir. Dr. Nathan Kere with New Zealand Governor General The Rt Hon. Dame Patsy Reddy at the New Zealand Government House.

High Commissioner Lady Joy Kere served as High Commissioner to New Zealand for the past 6 years since the establishment of the High Commission of Solomon Islands to New Zealand in 2014. 

Not only is High Commissioner Kere the first Solomon Islands High Commissioner to New Zealand, but she is also the first female Solomon Islands High Commissioner.

Acting Foreign Affairs Deputy Secretary Cornelius Walegerea, Minister for MFAET Hon. Jeremiah Manele, Counsellor Ellison Mason from the Solomon Island High Commission.

Solomon Islands has reaffirmed its commitment to support the work of the MSG Secretariat during the MSG Governing Body Meeting in Suva this week.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele echoed those sentiments during the MSG Foreign Ministers Meeting.

BSD Co-Chairs, Ms Kathy Klugman, First Assistant Secretary, Office of the Pacific, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Mr Collin Beck, Permanent Secretary, Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, with the Solomon Islands and Australian delegations

The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade hosted the annual 3rd Solomon Islands – Australia Bilateral Security Dialogue in Honiara on 30 October 2019.

SIG Coat of Arms

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade wishes to announce the departure of Foreign Minister Manele for the United Nations General Assembly.

Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele will be travelling to Beijing to formalize diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China ahead of attending United Nations Meetings in New York.


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.