Chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group Summit, Milner Tozaka says Foreign Affairs Ministers currently attending the 20th Melanesian Spearhead Group summit in Honiara are very confident that the meeting will have a positive outcome.
Speaking to journalists today, Mr Tozaka says they are confident important issues have been advanced.
He says he’s sure that something positive will come out from the MSG Leaders meetings.
“As a Chairman I am very confident and I am very happy as well with the outcome of our meeting and am sure that something positive will come out from our Leaders’ meeting as well.”
Meanwhile, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade has called on his Melanesian counterparts to cooperate and work together on the issues that touch on the well-being of Melanesian people.
Milner Tozaka made the statement as Foreign Ministers from the sub-regional grouping convened their twentieth Melanesian SpearheadGroup meeting in Honiara yesterday.
Minister Tozaka, who also took over as Chair of the meeting yesterday, told the MSG Foreign Ministers he is counting on the cooperation and support of his colleagues.
“Together we can all work together to advance the interest of our group, in particular, serve to deliver an aspiration which we have for the benefit of our countries both in terms of political, economic, social and cultural fronts.”
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade also called on the MSG Foreign Ministers to cooperate and work together on issues affecting the well-being of people in Melanesia.
“Indeed, we must cooperate and work together to advance and foster work on challenges and issues that touch on the lives well-being of our people in our constituent sub-region of Melanesia.”