Honiara : 11 December 2016
"Our hearts go out."
Speaking at a Christmas Carols event in Honiara last night, the Solomon Islands Prime Minister, the Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, made special mention of the people in Makira/Ulawa Province and the southern region of Malaita who have been badly affected by the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in the early hours of Friday 9 December 2016.
The PM said, “Our hearts go out to the people of Makira who were affected by the earthquake and tsunami.
He added that assessments were still being done of the situation.
The Prime Minister bade the audience a Merry Christmas celebration and urged them to remember the less fortunate and those experiencing any kind of problem and therefore could not celebrate Christmas like everybody else.
Source: Solomon Islands Government Press Release.