25 Aug 2008

Calls for submissions on act that allows RAMSI to operate in Solomon Islands

6:30 am on 25 August 2008

Solomon Islanders are being invited to make submissions to the the inquiry into the Facilitation Act that allows the regional security force, RAMSI, to operate in the country.

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations committee Committee, Laurie Chan, says its important Solomon Islanders take part in the inquiry.

Mr Chan says a major effort has gone into ensuring people are aware of the survey

"We've used the RAMSI Outreach Programme and other government department programmes to get the message through. We'd like everyone to participate as much as they can."

Mr Chan says the final document should be ready by November.