PRIME Minister Rick Hou has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Pacific Games Council in Gold Coast last week.
The MOU was signed by the Prime Minister, President of Pacific Games Council Vidhya Lakhan and National Olympic Committee Solomon Islands (NOCSI) president Martin Rara.
The MOU is an addendum to the Host Agreement that outlines a set of timelines acting as guidelines for Solomon Islands as the host country to pursue leading up to the Pacific Games 2023.
The signing was witnessed by the Minister of Home Affairs Commins Mewa, Permanent Secretary George Palua and Pacific Games CEO Andrew Minoque.
Mr Lakhan during the signing has praised the Prime Minister and his Government for their commitment in seeing things progress quickly.
He said the political will and national support for the Games is overwhelming as he believes Solomon Islands will host the Games come 2023.
Prime Minister Hou during the signing has reassured the Pacific Games Council of his Government’s commitment and desire to host the 2023 Games.
“Yes, we can do it,” the Prime Minister said.