The Honourable Minister Anthony Kamutulaka Veke, the Permanent Secretary, the Commissioner of Police and the Commissioner of CSSI, Management and staff of the Ministry of Police, National Security & Correctional Services
The Governor General, the Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Public Servants, Provincial leaders, Chiefs, Church leaders, Women, Youth, Children and all the good people of Solomon Islands a Happy and Peaceful 45th Independence Anniversary Celebrations.
Our Journey as a small independent nation has been undoubtedly challenging but with God’s grace, strength and guidance, we have continued to overcome difficulties and stand as one people, one nation Solomon Islands.
Let us use this occasion to make positive reflections as we strive together to build a better and safer Solomon Islands by advancing peace, security, unity, love and respect for each other.
As we celebrate our independence, let us not forget those who came before us, our forefathers and leaders who had fought for our freedom that continues to empower us to live and enjoy our freedom as a sovereign nation. Our tribute and respect to them.
This year’s theme “Rising Above and Overcoming our Challenges as One People” reminds us to continue to work together for a peaceful, productive, and prosperous nation and one that embraces and honours diversity, sustainable futures, justice and equality for all.
As the responsible ministry for the national security of the country, we will ensure to provide a safe and secure Solomon Islands.
Let us all continue to work together to shape and build our country to become a safer, secure and peaceful place for all Solomon Islanders and our future generations.
May God continue to bless our beautiful country Solomon Islands from Shore to Shore.