Japan promises to continue supporting development in the Islands
Henderson International Airport is set to undergo more development this year. The Japanese government promised to help Honiara in infrastructure development projects including the airport’s reconstruction.
His Excellency Kenichi Kimiya who is the Japanese government ambassador to the Solomon Islands said that his government was committed to delivering its promises to Islands. The ambassador said that they would focus on improving Henderson International airport after completing construction of Kukum Highway. He confirmed it in a speech he gave at the Bloody Ridge National Park declaration event held in August last year.
Mr. Kimiya added that the two governments had forged a cooperative and friendly relationship in different sectors of the Island’s economy. He further said that such relations had fulfilled Japan’s policy of peace promotion just like they had achieved in many other countries. More so Japan had set an example to other capable economies with the Solomon Islands to whom they had granted donor aid for more than 40 years.
Ambassador Kimiya pointed out that Japan took to importance developing and promoting peace in the Solomon Islands as it is the country’s largest donors.