PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare today has officially opened the Faculty of Education and Human Complex at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), Panatina Campus.
Speaking during the ceremony, Prime Minister Sogavare said the opening marks a new dawn for SINU and the people of Solomon Islands.
The Prime Minister said the FEH Complex is the largest faculty at SINU in terms of the number of student and staff, which comprises two schools; The School of Education and the School of Humanities.
“As I understand, the FEH Complex was initiated as one of new infrastructure project developments at the University. It was implemented under the SINU Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020. The main objectives of the project are to enhance additional quality teaching and research as well as office spaces at Panatina Campus,” the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister said the FEH Complex is fully funded by the Solomon Islands Government at the total cost of SBD $110.03 million.
“I, on behalf of the Government also do share the pride that I am sure you all have, in this magnificent and marvellous Complex, which I believe, is now recognisable landmark in SINU and Panatina Campus,” he said.
Prime Minister Sogavare said it is now up to us to continue to play our part by taking full advantage of this complex and ensuring its upkeep.
“FEH staff and students, I must again urge that you look after and take pride and the ownership of the complex,” he said.
The Prime Minister said this magnificent landmark signifies and marks a strengthened partnership between the Government and SINU.
Prime Minister Sogavare said it also signifies both the Government’s and SINU’s commitment and cooperation to bring about a greater wellbeing for the staff and students of SINU and the people of Solomon Islands.
“The spirit of unity and cooperation is manifested through this partnership. Together we can build a brighter future for all our people of Solomon Islands. Moreover, together as Solomon Islanders, and with the help of our friends, we can build a more prosperous future for our nation,” the Prime Minister said.