William Soaki commissioned as next rep to PIFS
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 19 October 2018
“Former Deputy Secretary to Foreign Affairs and External Trade William Soaki was Commissioned as Solomon Islands Permanent Resident to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
“The Commissioning ceremony was held yesterday and was witnessed by senior Foreign Affairs officials and Soaki’s family members was administered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Milner Tozaka.
“In Commissioning Mr Soaki, Minister Tozaka reminded him that the task ahead as Solomon Islands Permanent Representative to PIFS was first and foremost to represent and promote the interests of the Government of Solomon Islands by providing sound advice and deliberation on all matters during his tenure of office.
“Former Deputy Secretary Soaki has had over 14 years’ experience in Foreign Affairs and previously served abroad as Minister Counsellor in Solomon Islands High Commission to Papua New Guinea before being appointed as Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs.
“Soaki is also the High Commissioner-designate of Solomon Islands to the Republic of Fiji.”
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