The Government last night officially announced that the body of the late High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea H.E Mr. Barnabas Anga would arrive in Honiara on Sunday 18 July 2021 via a chartered Solomon Airlines Flight at 2:30pm Solomon Islands time.
The late High Commissioner Anga died on Friday 9 July 2021 in Port Moresby. He served as Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea since 4 September 2015.
He was one of Solomon Islands senior diplomats and once Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Papua New Guinea.
Previously he served as Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs and External Trade and Secretary to the Prime Minister. He held few Permanent Secretary Positions in other line government Ministries during his service in the Government.
The Late High Commissioner Anga will be laid to rest at the Betikama Adventist Cemetery.
“Let us all remember his family in our thoughts and prayers as our country mourns the loss of one of its sons. Let us continue to pray for God’s comfort, peace and healing amongst his family, relatives and friends and may the soul of the late High Commissioner Barnabas Anga rest in eternal peace with our Good Lord,” A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs last night said.