Solomon Islands set to graduate from LDC status in 2024
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 25 October 2019
“SOLOMON Islands will be graduating from its status as a Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in 2024.
“This was revealed by the Secretary to Prime Minister Dr. Jimmie Rogers after a joint high-level dialogue with United Nation (UN) Resident Coordinator Sanaka Samarasinha in Honiara, Thursday.
“He said as part of the target the government will have a medium term development plan 2020-2024 that will also align with the national development strategy long term plan 2025.
“We have already looked at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are relevant to the Solomons so in pulling together our plans, we will be making sure every SDGs that are relevant to us are also included,” he said.
“He said by mid of next year, Solomon Islands will undergo a voluntary reporting on SDGs
. In Oceania there are 4 countries that are classified as least developed countries which include; Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu”
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