About the Ministry of Infrastructure Development
The Ministry of Infrastructure Development supports the Government in delivering safe, reliable, integrated and sustainable infrastructure and transport systems that comply with the rules and regulations of Government.
The Ministry is made of four technical departments related to infrastructure development and transport.
Minister of Infrastructure Development
Hon. Manasseh Maelanga
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Development
Welcome to the Ministry of Infrastructure Development.
Our Mission is to provide and manage integrated, safe, reliable and sustainable infrastructure and transport services throughout the Solomon Islands.
Ministry services include:
- Managing the development of public roads, bridges, structures, airstrips and wharves
- Vehicle and ship inspections
- Driver and seafarer certification
- Architecture and building safety, maritime and road safety
- International representation and compliance to international conventions and protocols.
To achieve its mission, the Ministry delivers services through its five (5) Departments.
Divisions & Departments
The Ministry of Infrastructure Development has the following Divisions and Departments under its umbrella. You will find quick information about each and their contact details if required.
Corporate Support Services Department
This Department is responsible for Human Resource planning including
managing staff retention, orientation and training. They also look after staff development along with budget and procurement planning.
Architecture Building Management Services Department
This Department is responsible for maintaining building safety standards, and inspecting and scoping for identification of maintenance needs. They also conceptualize designs and carry out technical evaluation and recommendation.
Mechanical Works Services Department
This Department is responsible for managing vehicle fleets, and inspecting Public / Private vehicles for licensing and insurance. They also examine and test drivers for licensing and classification.
Transport Infrastructure Management Services Department
This Department is responsible for the National Transport Fund Planning and Audit along with asset management.
Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration Department
This Department is responsible for complying with the National Legislation and International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards along with inspection of vessels and marine pollution and protection.
Documents and Links
2022 National Building Code
Here you will find the direct contact details for relevant staff at The Ministry of Infrastructure Development. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.
If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.