22 May 2012

Taiwan to set up research centre in Solomons

6:42 pm on 22 May 2012

Taiwan has approved the setting up of a Centre for Natural Science and Research Institute in Solomon Islands.

The Solomons Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo is in Taipei and the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation reports he is confident that the Institute will be set up in Honiara.

A Memorandum of Agreement between the two countries is to signed to launch the project.

Mr Lilo said the agreement is the first step towards establishing the institute and he would move quickly to create a law for the formation of the institute.