Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Colin Beck was reappointed to lead the Ministry for a second term.
Mr. Beck’s new term was formalized during a swearing in ceremony at Government House today (21st November 2022).
Governor General, Sir David Vunagi conducted the ceremony in the presence of government house officials, a staff from the Prime Minister’s office and members of Mr. Beck’s family.
Permanent Secretary Beck was a seasoned diplomat, having served as Solomon Island’s representative to a number of countries, including as Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Ambassador to the United States of America in the recent past.
—MFAET PRESS RELEASE