Japan plans to improve Airport


Honiara International Airport.


Japan has promised more development assistance to the Solomon Islands next year.

Speaking at the Bloody Ridge National Park declaration yesterday, Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands, His Excellency, Kenichi Kimiya said Japan is committed to Solomon Islands’ development.

Ambassador Kimiya said after the Kukum Highway project is completed next year, the Japanese government will plan an improvement project for Henderson International Airport.

Mr Kimiya said that Japan will be committed in the improvement of the country’s international Airport.

” The Solomon Islands is one of the good examples since its independence , Japan has been an aid donor to the county for over 40 years,” he said.

” Our two nations have developed a friendly and cooperative relations in various fields, and Japan as it has done in other parts of the world , has a policy in a proactive approach in promoting peace.”

He said as one of Solomon Islands’ largest aid partners, Japan was committed to promoting peace and development in the country.

By: Lowen Sei

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