The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) congratulates the Hon Manasseh Sogavare on his election as the country’s new Prime Minister.
A statement from the Office of the Special Coordinator today says, RAMSI welcomes Prime Minister Sogavare and his new Government team in the office.
RAMSI Special Coordinator Justin Braithwaite said RAMSI supports Prime Minister Sogavare’s call to build a stronger nation and looking forward to working in partnership with the new government to achieve this vision.
Mrs. Braithwaite said, they have shared objectives to promote stability, peace and prosperous for all Solomon Islanders.
She said RAMSI looks forward to working with the new Government on it’s ambitious program of capacity development assistance for the RSIPF.
Meanwhile, the Special Coordinator is looking forward to discussing with the Prime Minister his strategic objectives and priorities for policing in Solomon Islands and how RAMSI can best support these objectives.
Meanwhile, The Republic of China on Taiwan joins in the chorus to congratulate the Democratic Coalition For Change, DCC, for leading the next government.
The ROC Embassy’s Honiara office says with the remote memories and horror of tensions still resonating in our minds, it is gratifying to see Solomon Islands fare so very well through the whole process of the general election and the Prime Minister’s election in a free, fair and peaceful manner.
The statement says this accomplishment has become an excellent legacy and model for the people, politicians, political parties and the Government of Solomon Islands to follow in the future.
It has certainly re-established the pride and dignity of the Government and People of Solomon Islands as a democratic country.
Meanwhile, Taiwan says, it is now time for the new Government to begin to get on with many tough works for national development.
It says, Taiwan as a worthy friend of Solomon Islands will certainly share its experience and extend its assistance.
The statement says, based on our long-standing friendship and common democratic values, let Taiwan and Solomon Islands work together for the advancement of the Happy Isles.