Acting GG issues notice for PM’s election

THE Acting Governor General (GG) of Solomon Islands Mr Ajilon Nasiu has issued notice for the election of a new Prime Minister to all members of Parliament.

The election of a new Prime Minister shall be on Wednesday November 15 at the Chambers of the National Parliament at 9.30am.

Nomination papers are to be delivered to the Acting Governor General at Government House, starting at 8am yesterday and will close at 4pm on Friday November 10, 2017.

During the process, a list specifying all nominated candidates and their respective nominators shall be submitted by the Acting Governor General to each Member of Parliament prior to the election meeting at the close of nominations.

All members are eligible for candidature and no member shall be a candidate unless he/she is nominated by four other members and no member may nominate more than one candidate.

Any candidate may withdraw his/her candidature at any time before the conclusion of the election.


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