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HON. MEWA IS THE NEW DEPUTY SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT

Tuesday 29 March 2022

The Member of Parliament for Temotu Nende, Hon Commins Aston Mewa was the only candidate nominated for the election of Deputy Speaker at the closure of nominations on Sunday 27th March 2022.

Clerk to Parliament David Kusilifu officially announced Mewa as the new Deputy Speaker when Parliament sat on Monday 28th March 2022.

CITIZEN BUDGET GUIDE FALLS IN LINE WITH SDG 16: SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT

Sunday 13 June 2021
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Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Patteson Oti and Vice Chair of DSE Board, Alice Hou launched the guide.
Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Patteson Oti and Vice Chair of DSE Board, Alice Hou launched the guide.

Speaker of the National Parliament, Hon. Patteson. Oti, Guest of Honor at the launching of the Citizen Budget Guide (Guide) in Honiara on Monday said the launch of the Citizen Budget Guide is an indication of a collective commitment towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“Whilst the occasion is the first for Solomon Islands, the Citizen Budget Guide is an indication of our collective commitment towards the Sustainable Development Goals. It is in line with SDG Goal 16 that we celebrate tonight’s milestone.”

CSO BUDGET BRIEFING WORKSHOP UNDERWAY

Tuesday 11 May 2021
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Clerk to Parliament, Mr. David Kusilifu delivering his opening remarks.
Clerk to Parliament, Mr. David Kusilifu delivering his opening remarks.
Honiara Base CSO participants pose for a group photo with Parliament staff and Clerk – Mr. David Kusilifu ( center - standing).
Honiara Base CSO participants pose for a group photo with Parliament staff and Clerk – Mr. David Kusilifu ( center - standing).

A one week information workshop on the 2021 national budget for Civil Society Organizations (CSO) is underway in Honiara.

The workshop is a follow on of the Floating Budget Office (FBO) Mission to Parliament which commenced on Tuesday 16 March, the Mission provided an independent analysis on the 2021 Appropriation Bill through a budget brief to make financial information more simplified and ‘digestible’ for Members of Parliament to use in the Budget debate.