Port Villa and Luganville Mayors paid a courtesy visit to Honiara City Mayor

Mayor of Port Villa Municipal Authority Albert Sandy presenting a gift to Mayor of Honiara City Cr Andrew Mua, OBE, witnessed by Mayor of Luganville Onen Gaviga ( second from left), Deputy Mayor of Honiara City Cr Eddie Ngava and City Clerk Charles Kelly. Photo from HCC Media

THE Mayor of Port Villa Municipal Authority Albert Sandy and Mayor of Luganville, Onen Gaviga, have paid a courtesy visit to Honiara City Mayor Andrew Mua, OBE and Deputy Mayor Cr Eddie Ngava.

This is part of the sister City relationship between Honiara, Port Villa and Luganville in Vanuatu.

Port Villa Mayor Sandy said they are humbled for the visit and have enjoyed their staying here in Honiara.

“We are grateful and I would like to thank you for the respect and the hospitality you have shown.

“The sister relationship we have is the way forward, as we continue to work together and empower each other, to carry out work within our cities,” he added.

In response, Honiara City Mayor Mua said it is and honour for Honiara City to host the two mayors of Vanuatu and their Delegation.

“We are honoured to have you to build a stronger relationship between our Cities.

“This is also a time for us to share ideas in developing our Cities to provide better services to our citizens,” Mua said.

“I am really happy with the ties we have as it has shown during the flash floods in Honiara, when Port Villa supported the City Council.

“Your visit will strengthen our relationship and thank you for accepting our invitation.”

The two Vanuatu mayors and their delegation were also guests during the Island Feast to mark the 40th Independence anniversary hosted by Mayor Mua over the weekend.


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