The Australian Prime Minister, Honourable Tony Abbott has conveyed his best wishes to the Government and people of Solomon Islands on the country’s 37th Independence Anniversary.
In a letter to his Solomon Islands counterpart Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, the Australian Prime Minister says the past year has demonstrated the strength and warmth of the Australia-Solomon Islands relationship.
The letter says we share a commitment to peace and prosperity in the Pacific region.
The Australian Prime Minister says Australia is committed to supporting long-term stability, development and security in Solomon Islands.
He looks forward to closing ongoing cooperation with the Solomon Islands government over the coming years.
He is confident that the friendly relations between the two countries will continue to prosper in the coming year.