PM to attend Temotu Day

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will attend the Second Appointed Day of Temotu Province next month.

This follows an invitation by Premier Clay Forau.

During a courtesy visit, leader of the Temotu Provincial Government and Premier of Temotu Province, Forau, formally thanked Prime Minister Sogavare for accepting the invitation to celebrate the Temotu Provincial day at the Provincial capital, Lata.

“A lot of preparations are being put in place. Thank you for accepting our invitation. We will be honored to have you among us for the Temotu provincial day celebrations,” said Forau.

Forau thanked the Prime Minister for the government’s continued support to the provincial government and people of Temotu province.

“Sometimes, we may have different views on governance issues but your leadership is mature and decisions always binding and promotes national unity.”

He further congratulated Prime Minister Sogavare for his leadership during this challenging time of covid-19.

“The people of Temotu Province believe, we are safe under your leadership. Your Government is capable of looking after its people,” Forau said.

Forau also raised issues of concerns for his province in relation to the shipping industry.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare thanked Premier Forau for his continuous support to the national government. 

 “I will come. I will celebrate this year’s Second Appointed Day with you and the people of Temotu Province.” The Prime Minister assured the Premier.

He also acknowledged the issue of transportation for the province and stated the distance from Honiara to Temotu fully justifies the need for a boat for the Province.

The Temotu Second Appointment Day will be celebrated on June 8 in the provincial capital of Lata.