Vanuatu PM Charlot Salwai

Chinese Premier invites Vanuatu PM for an official visit to Beijing

This will be the first visit to China by Prime Minister Charlot Salwai since he took office.

During the visit, President Xi Jinping will meet with the Vanuatu leader and Premier Li Keqiang will hold talks with him.

The leaders of the two countries will exchange views on China-Vanuatu relations and important issues of mutual interest. Besides Beijing, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai will also visit Hainan and transit in Hong Kong.

Vanuatu PM rejects calls for his resignation over handling of Ambae crisis

The MPs, Jay Ngwele and Alickson Vira, accused Prime Minister Charlot Salwai of turning a blind eye to allegations that the Council of Ministers had ordered the National Disaster Management Office not to release emergency food supplies to victims of the Manaro eruption on Santo.

However, the two MPs later called the Daily Post newspaper to say they wanted to thank the Prime Minister and his Council of Ministers for hearing their concerns and agreeing to send the supplies to the displaced Ambaeans on Santo.

Vanuatu's PM Salwai meets French Foreign Minister

Ayrault reaffirmed the importance France attaches to this region and in particular to Vanuatu which has maintained a special relationship with France and has very close ties with neighboring New Caledonia.

Jean-Marc Ayrault underscored the importance of small island developing states in climate negotiations, the need for their voices to be heard in these negotiations and for them to be able to take part in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

PM Salwai wants money allocated for departments in provinces to reach them

The directive was issued to all ministries director generals via the DG of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Salwai says Vanuatu is honouring its commitment to join OECD

The Global Forum now has 133 members on equal footing and is the premier international body for ensuring the implementation of the internationally agreed standards of transparency and exchange of information in the tax area.

These international standards are imposed on all member jurisdictions of the Global Forum.

Praem minister Salwai i givim VT100,000 long Amical

Taem we Mr Salwai, hemi givim mani ia long Mr Leung se hemi wishim ol pleia blong Amicale "all the best" long tonamen blong O'League we bae hemi stat long New Zealand long tumoro, Fraede 8 April.

Mr Leong i talem tankiu long PM Salwai from man ia. Presiden blong Amicale i talem se hemi stap go long New Zealand long tumorrow blong presentem mani ia long ol pleia.

Koalisen gavman we Praem Minista Salwai i lidim tede, hemi luk save impotens blong football olsem wan sport disiplin long Vanuatu.

Jif i givim kastom rank blong SARIBOH long niu PM

Ol pipol ia we oli kam stap long Melsisi, oli kamaut long ol difren area stat long Namaram eria, Central Ist mo long Saut Pentecost blong welkamem PM SARIBOH TABIMASMAS, tufala Reunification Movement for Change memba blong palaman blong Santo, Honorable Marco Mahe, RMC MP blong Malekula, Honorable Marcelino Barthelemy Telukluk mo National United Party memba blong palaman blong Pentecost, Honorable Francois Chani mo ol nara memba blong delegesen blong hem.

US congratulates new Vanuatu PM Charlot Salwai

The Embassy of the United States of America issues the following statement from Ambassador-Designate Catherine Ebert-Gray. 

“On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer my sincerest congratulations to the Honorable Charlot Salwai on his election as the next Prime Minister of Vanuatu.

The United States looks forward to continuing our close cooperation with Vanuatu through Prime Minister Salwai’s new government.