The Australian High Commissioner Andrew Byrne has officially opened an eye clinic at the Kilu’ufi Hospital in Auki, Malaita Province.
The eye clinic was funded by the Australian Government.
Malaita’s Acting Chief Education Officer, Richard Hou told SIBC News today, the High Commissioner and his delegation also visited a number of schools during his visit to Auki.
Mr Hou says during his visit to Aligegeo Secondary School, school authorities highlighted Aligegeo’s water issues to the Australian High Commissioner.
“From Kilu’ufi the delegation passed through Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School where the team was met by the school administration; the school principal and his deputy during which they managed to take the Australian High Commissioner and his team on a tour around the school to some key infrastructures and also discussed challenges faced by the school with the High Commissioner, especially the water issue faced by the school at the moment.”
The Acting Chief Education Officer says High Commissioner Byrne also visited Laulana Community High School.
“Upon their arrival the delegation was met by student warriors and was escorted to the school site where they were officially welcomed by the school administration and the Acting Chief Education Officer on behalf of the Malaita Education Authority, to Laulana Community High School.”