26 Nov 2015

Solomons provincial premier seeks more investor partnerships

11:02 am on 26 November 2015

The premier of Guadalcanal province in Solomon Islands says he wants to see investors become partners with landowners to develop their resources.

Bartholomew Vavanga says the province hosts several gold deposits, palm oil plantations and land resources for potential agricultural development which hold a lot of potential.

Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands

Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands Photo: RNZI / Annell Husband

He says the people of the province should enter into joint venture partnerships so they can create incomes for themselves and jobs for their youth.

Mr Vavanga says his government is trying to do everything possible to smooth the facilitation of such investment.