Last week in Honiara, Professor Keith Walker from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, a noted author and authority on the subject of ‘Leadership’ gave a key-note address at a one-day Keynote Speaker Program.
His audience included senior and emerging leaders in the Solomon Islands Public Service.
During his speech, Professor Walker mentioned that the Solomon’s national motto, “To Lead Is to Serve” was important to remind public servants to perform their roles for the good of all Solomon Islands citizens.
Honiara 22 March 2015
"Communities in East Makira will soon have a hospital – thanks to an Australian doctor who took up the project at the request of his father-in-law.
Dr. Chris Miller is a former Health Director in Choiseul Province and is married to a woman from Namuga, East Makira.
His father-in-law asked him to start a hospital that will offer comprehensive health services to people in the Province.
The Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau chairman, Wilson Ne’e confirmed the appointment last week of Tropics Tourism and Marketing Services as its industry marketing representative for Australia and New Zealand.
Making the announcement, Mr. Ne’e said the company would take immediate responsibility for all aspects of the national tourist office’s travel industry marketing and related trade activity in both key markets.
A Solomon Islands government vessel is reported to have left Honiara yesterday. Friday, carrying relief supplies for the eastern parts of the country struck by Cyclone Pam last week.
"The islands of Tikopia and Anuta are believed to be the worst affected, with extensive damage reported on Tikopia, and no contact made with Anuta.
India’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands said last week the country should take advantage of India’s duty-free access to least developed countries.
Madhava Chandra made the statement when he presented his credentials at the Government House in Honiara.
Mr. Chandra said India grants duty-free access to all least developed countries and Solomon Islands should take advantage of this concession to increase its exports to India.