HONIARA,SOLOMON ISLANDS- MARCH 31,2021: 9.51AM (SIBC/PACNEWS): Solomon Islands Parliament has passed the motion to extend the current State of Public Emergency for four months.
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare moved the motion Monday following the declaration made by the Governor General Sir David Vunagi on 24 March 2021.
The motion was passed through a divisional vote after 44 of the 49 Members voted in support of the motion while five Members were absent from voting.
Speaker of the National Parliament Patteson Oti said, the total number of votes surpassed the required number of votes needed to pass a motion.
Meanwhile, Parliament is now on special adjournment until 09 April, 2021..