BY GEORGE MANFORD
THE Red Cross branch in Auki has held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the women’s centre conference room on Wednesday.
The AGM attracted more than 40 volunteers attending the AGM, both new and old.
During the AGM meeting, Solomon Islands Red Cross (SIRC) secretary general Mr Clement Manuri said SIRC is pushing hard to organise activities and programmes through its branches throughout the provinces.
“Our aim is to strengthen our branches through its operations and programmes with activities which will be carried out by RC volunteers to our communities.
“We need a strong and active branch.
“One of our priorities is to improve our infrastructures in our provinces throughout the country as well.”
He thanked the Auki Red Cross branch officer and the volunteers for their commitments throughout last year during its activities and awareness programmes.
He urges the volunteers to maintain their commitments and dedication with Red Cross voluntarily during hazards.
Rex Leafasia Auki Red Cross branch officer (BO) acknowledges and salutes other stakeholders for their partnership and working together for the past year, 2017.
He appeal to all stakeholders to maintain their partnership with the Red Cross in its operational programmes to any disaster strike.
He also thanked the presence of the Malaita provincial government and the Police for seeing the importance of Red Cross in Malaita province.
Attending the meeting was Deputy provincial secretary of Malaita province Robert Wale and the Malaita provincial police commander Timothy Apaesi.