From : The Honorable Minister for Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) Hon. Stanley Festus Sofu, Permanent Secretary Dr. Melchior Mataki and Staff of MECDM
To: His Excellency the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, Hon Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Deputy Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Ministers of the Crown, Members of Parliament, Hon Speaker of Parliament, Hon Chief Justice, Members of the Diplomatic Corp, Lord Mayor HCC, HCC Councillors, All Provincial Premiers, Member of Provincial Assemblies, Development Partners, Church Leaders, Chiefs, Public Servants, the Private Sector and People of Solomon Islands;
Text: On the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the country’s independence, we would like to wish you all a very happy and joyous celebration. On this occasion the Ministry would also like to assure the people of Solomon Islands that it will continue to discharge its core functions guided by our Vision for a “Safe, Sustainable and Resilient Environment for Solomon Islands through the application of safeguards on:
Following the lifting of the SoPE announced by the Prime Minister, the MECDM is pleased to advise that, the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) is now scaling down on all its COVID-19 related operations coordinated by the National Emergency Response Team (NERT) of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO). The Ministry would like to thank all citizens of the country for your understanding and cooperation during that very difficult and unprecedented operation. Happy 44th independence anniversary, everyone.