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Solomon Islands NIIP - Media Release

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Honiara, Solomon Islands (19 March, 2014) –The Government of Solomon Islands today launched the Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan. This plan outlines the government’s infrastructure investment priorities for the next 10 years.

The Minister of Development Planning and Aid Coordination, Connelly Sandakabatu, launched the plan along with representatives of the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) at the quarterly Solomon Islands donor coordination meeting at the Mendana Hotel.

“The 2013-2023 Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan demonstrates the government’s strong commitment to improving infrastructure to support sustainable economic growth, particularly in rural areas, in line with the National Transport Plan,” said Minister Connelly Sandakabatu, at the launch. “The plan also supports resilient infrastructure development in response to climate change.”