Sir Francis Billy Hilly. Photo credit: National Parliament of Solomon Islands.
The idea of being independent was not something Solomon Islanders fully understood, claims former Prime Minister Sir Francis Billy Hilly.
But he said, it became a relatively quick process when the legislative council came up with it in the 1970s.
SIBC’s Programs and Presentation department takes us back to the beginning, when Solomon Islands gained independence 40 years ago in 1978.
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