Foreign Affairs

MFAET Minister Hon. Jeremiah Manele (Centre) PS MFAET Collin Beck ((Right) andPS MECDM Dr. Melchior Mataki (left) attending the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

The Second Ministerial Meeting between the League of Arab States and the Pacific Small Island Developing States was convened in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 12th June 2023.

At the invitation of the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and based on the ties of friendship between the Kingdom and the Solomon Islands, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Honorable Manasseh Sogavare MP, paid a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the period 16-11/21/1444 AH corresponding to 5-10/6/2023.

Ambassador of the European Union to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Sujiro Seam with the Supervising Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka.

 

 

 

The outgoing Ambassador of the European Union to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Sujiro Seam paid a visit to the Supervising Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Peter Shanel Agovaka on Thursday (8th June 2023).

 

 

 

Solomon Islands will soon engage in a bilateral security agreement with the Republic of Fiji as part of efforts to fill the gaps in its security space.  

PM Sogavare and President HE Yoon Suk Yoel

 

  

 

Solomon Islands expressed reservations on an element of the outcome Declaration of the Korea-Pacific Islands Forum Summit in particular the reference to competing Strategy to the 2050 Strategy of the Blue Pacific Continent adopted by Pacific Leaders in 2022, in Suva, Fiji.

Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea delegates after the signing of the MOU on Monday 22 May.

 

 

 

 

The Government of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Immigration Border Security on Monday 22 May 2023, to strengthen and enhance border security.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Collin Beck with the Premier of Temotu Province, Hon. Clay Forau and senior national government and Temotu provincial representatives at the courtesy call on Tuesday.

 

 

 

 

 

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Collin Beck paid a courtesy call on the Premier of Temotu Province, Hon. Clay Forau on Tuesday at the Provincial Capital, Lata.

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu delegation at the land presentation program at Torba’s provincial capital of Sola.

 

 

 

 

The people of Torba Province in Vanuatu have shown their commitment in linking with the Solomon Islands by offering two plots of land for the Solomon Islands Government and Temotu Province.

MOU signing between Minister Giro and Chairman of CNFC  Mr. Zong Wenfeng

 

 

 A delegation led by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Hon. Nestor Giro is currently in Beijing to progress the Fisheries Cooperation with the People’s Republic of China. On 16th May 2023, Minister Giro visited the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs in Beijing and held talks with Vice Minister Ma Youxiang.  

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Service, Ms. Karen Qalokale and Mr. Cornelius Walegerea, Supervising Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs and External Trade

 

 

 

 

 

Solomon Islands and Japan signed an Exchange of Notes to pave the way for Japan to assist the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in their ongoing work to safely remove and dispose UXOs in the country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele and the Ambassador of Japan, His Excellency, Miwa Toshiaki signed the Exchange of Notes on 17th May 2023 in Honiara.