Solomons leader in Port Vila to chase Games votes

The Solomon Islands' Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is in Vanuatu this week, heading a large delegation to try and secure the 2023 Pacific Games.

According to RNZI, the Solomons delegation includes the provincial government minister, David Tome, and the opposition leader, Jeremiah Manele.

The bid will seek votes from the 22 member countries on the Pacific Games Council.

Solomon Islands is up against French Polynesia, which lost the 2019 rights to Tonga.


Pic: 2015 Pacific Games in PNG