PM Sogavare Establishes Task-force as Government Delegation Visits China
Quoting Solomon Times on Line – 18 June 2019
“Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced the establishment of a bi-partisan foreign policy task-force to review the country’s diplomatic relations with longtime ally Taiwan.
“The task-force is part of the new government’s initiative to conduct research and data gathering for its foreign policy position.
“The delegation is led by the Minister of Forest Hon. Ishmael Avui and the Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Bradley Tovosia. The delegation also includes senior government officials from both ministries and a representative from the Sustainable Forest Association (SFA).
“The Prime Minister revealed that the trip is jointly funded by the Solomon Islands government and the SFA.
“He told the national broadcaster that in order for the government to push for a more sustainable level of timber harvest it is important for the government to understand the demand side of the trade.”
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