SOLOMONS PM HAILS FORUM WITH SICC
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 28 June 2018
“THE Government and the private sector need to foster their relationship and explore opportunities to enhance cooperation with each other.
“Prime Minister Rich Hou stated this when addressing the inaugural “Prime Minister’s Breakfast” event on Wednesday.
“Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industries(SICCI), which represents the private sector, organised the event.
“This forum provides an important opportunity for the Government to share with the private sector its plans for development of our country,” Mr Hou said.
“As well it provides an excellent platform through which we can further cement our relationship,” he added.
“Mr Hou stated that the Government appreciates the important role private sector plays as the main driver for sustainable economic growth in the country.
“I have to say that we have work to do to improve Solomon Islands competitive advantage.
“As the nation prepares to celebrate its 40th Independence Anniversary, it is prudent that we as a nation pause to think strategically to set our road map for the next 40 years.
“It is critical now to be setting priorities for investment, business and economic development.”
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