The Secretary-General of the Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS), H.E. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, extends his congratulations to Mr. Jeremiah Manele on his election as Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands.


The Solomon Islands, a valued member of the OACPS and a key contributor to its mission of sustainable development and strengthened international cooperation, has demonstrated unwavering dedication to the principles of the organization. As a leader in the Pacific region, the nation’s commitment to these ideals remains steadfast.

Secretary-General Chikoti applauds the Solomon Islands’ adherence to democratic values, as evidenced by the transparent and peaceful election process. This election serves as a testament to the strength of the nation’s democratic institutions and reflects the will of the Solomon Islands’ people.

The Secretary-General looks forward to a productive partnership with Prime Minister Manele and his government. He expresses confidence that the Solomon Islands will continue to be a powerful voice within the OACPS family and a tireless advocate for the interests of the Pacific.