27 Jun 2006

Solomon Islands working towards IMF statement

10:12 am on 27 June 2006

The acting Finance Minister in Solomon Islands Gordon Darcy says the government is working towards priorities outlined in an International Monetary Fund statement.

The IMF says some of the big challenges facing the Government are improving governance, raising Solomon Islanders' capacity and skills, better budgeting, and creating a suitable environment for businesses to flourish.

The SIBC reports Mr Darcy saying the Government will release its action plan shortly.