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PM Manele visits PALM workers in Brisbane

Prime Minister Jeremiah Manele and some of the Solomon Islanders working at Primo Foods in Brisbane
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Solomon Islanders working under the Pacific Australia Labor Mobility in Brisbane were honored with a visit by the Prime Minister honorable Jeremiah Manele MP, on Monday afternoon, 24th June 2024.

The visit to the PALM workers is part of the itinerary of the PM’s state visit in Australia.

The workers at Primo Foods were delighted and at the same time honored to receive the Prime Minister and his entourage.

The Prime Minister used the occasion to acknowledge the government of Australia for the PALM initiative and further described the arrangement as a win- win situation for both Australia and Solomon Islands.

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PM Manele reiterated that Solomon Islands benefited a lot from the arrangement through remittances.

The Prime Minister conveyed deep gratitude to the Primo Foods for hosting Solomon Islanders in their factory.

Primo Foods Chief Operating Officer Jamie Eastley was at hand to welcome the Prime Minister and his entourage.

After a brief welcome and presentation of gifts Mr. Eastley led PM to the factory visit.

The Prime Minister was given the first hand insight into how Primo Foods produced bacons, hams, and small goods.

PM Manele was again greeted by a handful of Solomon Islanders who were on shift at the time of the factory visit.

The Prime Minister and his entourage were then given a taste session of the bacons, hams and small goods produced by Primo Foods.

Tomorrow morning, the 25th of June 2024, Prime Minister will visit Australia’s Humanitarian Logistics Capability (HCL).

In the afternoon, the Prime Minister and his entourage will leave for Canberra for other visits which will be detailed as and when they will happen.

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