Taiwan hands over solar lights to constituencies
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 22 February 2018
“The Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan officially handed over more than 11,000 units of solar lamps to the government of Solomon Islands yesterday in Honiara.
“PM Rick Hou officially receiving the solar lamps on behalf of the government and people of Solomon Islands from the Taiwan Ambassador Roger Luo.
“Speaking at the occasion Taiwan Ambassador to Solomon Islands Roger Luo expressed gratitude to hand over the solar equipment to be used by students from the 50 constituencies.
“The Ambassdor said, “I am proud to share the latest features of this version including much brighter LED lights, lighter weight, switch to general type lithium battery, build-in AM/FM radio with antenna, USB output, and longer use time with shorter recharge time.”
“The solar lamps will be distributed to students and villagers in all 50 constituencies of this country through Members of Parliament, Constituency Development Officers within the Ministry of Rural Development.
“Ambassador Luo said, this year, each constituency will receive 220 units of solar lamps worth $3million.”
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