Premiers pledges support for Sino-SI ties
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 18 October 2019
“Nine provincial premiers have pledged their support towards the newly established Sino-SI diplomatic relationship which is expected to bring about robust development to the rural areas.
“In a briefing with Prime Minister’s officials this week the premiers welcomed the historical engagement with China and as the agents of the national government, they will ensure their policies are aligned with the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) development policies, a statement from the Government Communication Unit said.
“During the meeting chaired by the newly appointed Minister of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Commins Mewa, the premiers were updated on MPGIS work programs for 2019/2020 in line with the governments national policy/programs and progress and development opportunities pertaining to the new SIG-PRC bilateral relationships.
“Question raised by most of the premiers (except for Isabel province who was absent) were focused on the Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF), capacity, risks and management of this new relationship.”
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