Logo of the 8th Premiers Conference. Photo credit: SIBC.

Logo of the 8th Premiers Conference. Photo credit: SIBC.

Provincial Premiers in the country will start arriving in Honiara as of tomorrow ahead of the 8th Premiers Conference due to kick off next Monday 5th October.

The conference will be co-hosted by Guadalcanal Provincial Government and the Honiara City Council.

Vice Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee Mr Vincent Kohata with updates on the provincial leaders arrival.

“As of tomorrow three premiers should be arriving and the first three to arrive are from Isabel, Choiseul and Central Province. The remaining provincial premiers are scheduled to arrive this Saturday by the 9am flight, so the first should be here by then while the last will be arriving by 4pm.”

Mr Kohata adds, the Premier’s Conference opening will be marked witha church service this Sunday.

“The only program for Sunday is their church service while the official opening program will start on Monday, so as of then around 8am to 2pm will be the opening ceremony of the 8th Premiers Conference, which will happen in West Guadalcanal.”

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Law Enforcement Division of the Honiara City Council Charles Aiwosuga is assuring all provincial premiers attending the 8th Premiers Conference next week, Law Enforcement Officers and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force will provide themfull security.

Mr Aiwosuga makes the remarks in a media conference in Honiara today.

“In terms of security we assure our leaders that within that period even upon their arrival, our law enforcement officers along with the RSIPF officers will provide full security.”

He also appeals for general good behaviour and cooperation to ensureour provincial leaders enjoy and contribute meaningfully to their meeting.

“I’d like good behaviour and everybody’s cooperation. It should be everybody’s pride because our leaders from all the provinces along with the City Mayor will come together in Honiara and Guadalcanal province and so I’d like everybody to be part of it.”

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