Solomon Islands flag. Photo credit: SIBC.

Solomon Islands flag. Photo credit: SIBC.

Solomon Islands celebrates its 38th years of Independence tomorrow.

The official ceremony will be held at Lawson Tama from 6:30am.

Explaining the event is Chairman of the Independence Anniversary Committee Mr William Misibini.

“The program should start at 6.30 am which is the arrival time for the warriors and the other members who will be involved in welcoming the guests and that would be followed by 6.35am followed by the arrival of members of the public and also followed by 7.00am with the arrival of the invited guests.”

The theme for this year’s anniversary is “Embracing Peace for Nation Building.”

An earlier statement from the office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet explains, the theme is an important reminder for all Solomon Islanders that peaceful co-existence in a culturally diverse nation like ours is important as we all strive to build our nation into a better place for everyone to live and enjoy.

The Public is encouraged to attend the formal celebration at Lawson Tama Stadium which includes a police parade, the Prime Minister’s national speech, presentation of honours and awards and entertainment by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Band.

A live string band programme will also be featured on the National Radio, SIBC as part of the independence celebrations.

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