Chinese Ambassador to Solomon Islands H.E. Li Ming met with Malaita premier Hon. Martin Fini and the delegation of Malaita New Government for Fundamental Redirection (MNGFR) on March 24th. The two sides exchanged views on China-SI sub-national cooperation.
H.E. Li Ming welcomed Hon. Fini and his delegation to the Chinese Embassy, and congratulated Hon. Fini for his assumption of the duty as Premier of Malaita Province. He acknowledged the government’s firm support to the national government’s China policy. He assured the delegation that the Chinese Embassy would support and encourage provinces and companies of China to conduct goodwill and mutually beneficial exchanges and cooperation with Malaita Province.
Premier Fini and Deputy Premier Heroau expressed MNGFR’s support to SIG in developing relations with China and the willingness to seek dialogue, engagement and cooperation with China. The delegation also invited China to participate in the development of infrastructure, agriculture, and climate change response in Malaita, and articulated readiness to establish relations with provinces of China to promote affinity between the two peoples.