Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says Members of Parliament have a collective responsibility to make a real difference to the lives of the people.
He made the statement in his sine die speech in parliament onWednesday.
He said Members of Parliament are responsible to see that the tenthParliament is committed to the agenda of making a real difference to lives of rural people in the country.
“Indeed Sir it is a collective responsibility to see that the 10th Parliament Mr. Speaker is committed to the agenda of making real difference to the lives of thousands of Solomon Islanders in the rural areas of this country.”
The Prime Minister also said the tenth parliament should be a parliament that is willing to listen to the people and able to demonstrate rationality in its decision to take a stand on issues.
“We must be a parliament that is willing to listen to the people Mr. Speaker and is able to demonstrate rationality in its decisions to take a stand on issues. We make tough decisions and explain them Mr. Speaker.”