14 Dec 2017

Solomons PM assures Taipei over funding

2:59 pm on 14 December 2017
Rick Hou

Rick Hou Photo: Solomon Star

The Solomon Islands prime minister Rick Hou has told Taiwan his government will continue to make sure aid from Taipei is properly accounted for.

Mr Hou was speaking at a ceremony to receive $US3.7 from Taiwan for rural development.

Mr Hou thanked Taiwan for its ongoing support for developing the country especially in rural areas.

He said the government would continue to strive to ensure MPs kept proper acquittal records of how the funds were being spent on projects in their constituencies.

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