BY JENNIFER KUSAPA
PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela during the 40th Independence anniversary on Friday last week paid a special tribute to the men and women who served in the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).
He said through RAMSI our Pacific brothers and sisters were part of the journey in these forty years of independence.
“To the brave men and women of RAMSI, your families, your nations, we owe a deep sense of gratitude.
“To the families of those who made the ultimate sacrifice so that our people can now enjoy peace and stability again, your sacrifices will never be forgotten, and we offer our most sincere and heart felt gratitude for sacrifices you have made,” PM Houenipwela said.
He said now that law and order has maintained it is Government’s core responsibility to always ensure that Law and order is maintained.
And is being carried out through the RSIPF crime prevention and community strategy.
In terms of our Border security issues, the Government is currently working on a new strategy for enhancement of the Border Security and Management System.
PM Hou also highlighted that the international scene, RSIPF is now linked with Interpol, regional and international police, security and intelligence agencies.