Foreign Affairs

DPM Maelanga meets Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo

Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga returned home on Friday after representing Solomon Islands at the state funeral accorded to former Japanese Prime Minister late Shinzo Abe on Tuesday (27 September) in Tokyo, Japan.

Ambassador H.E Busadee Santipitaks and Governor General Sir David Vunagi


Her Excellency Busadee Santipitaks, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, presented her Letter of Credence to the Governor General Sir David Vunagi at the Government House today. This event signifies another step forward in the bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Thailand and Solomon Islands in this post pandemic era.

Acting PS Cornelius Walegerea, Ambassador Safta, Acting Governor General Patterson Oti and Supervising Foreign Minister Frederick Kologeto



The Ambassador of Romania to Solomon Islands H.E Radu Gabriel Safta, presented his Credentials to the Acting-Governor General, Hon. Patterson Oti at Government House on Thursday 22nd September.

PM and delegation attending Millennium Challenge Corporation MCC meeting in Washington DC today



Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has arrived in Washington DC ahead of a two days U.S- Pacific Island Countries Summit beginning tomorrow Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September (today being Tuesday 27th Sept).

DPM Maelanga lays his commemorative wreath during the state funeral on Tuesday

Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Maelanga paid tribute and conveyed sincere condolences to the family of the former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on behalf of the Government and People of Solomon Islands in Tokyo.

Honorary Consule of Solomon Islands Mr Takahiro Kitano, DPM Manasseh Maelanga and Member of the House of Representatives Mutai Shunsuke

Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Maelanga has received interest from Japan’s Parliamentary Friendship Association to establish ties with Solomon Islands.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade is currently conducting a 2 days Pre- departure Briefing for 66 Workers who will be travelling to Australia towards the end of September and early October 2022 under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme. The 2 days briefing is on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd September 2022. The Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) in the Ministry is organising the briefing.

Solomon Islands has established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Serbia on Monday 20th December 2021.

As part of the Solomon Islands’ Governments efforts towards the welfare of its citizens who are currently studying and residing in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands High Commission in Port Moresby have assisted a total of 39 students who have recently completed their studies in various tertiary institutions across PNG,

Mr. Sisilo meets one of the workers at a farm in Mildura, Victoria.

Solomon Islands’ High Commissioner to Australia, Mr. Robert Sisilo, has told Solomon Island workers in Australia to get their COVID-19 jabs if they have not yet got their first and second vaccine doses.