1 Sep 2008

Solomon Islands government honours the late Greg Urwin

10:10 am on 1 September 2008

The Solomon Islands Government has paid tribute and awarded the country's second highest award to the former Secretary General of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, the late Greg Urwin for his outstanding work to the region..

Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua says the Government has decided to posthumously award Mr Urwin the 'Cross of Solomon Islands' in recognition of his contribution to the Regional Assistance Mission.

Dr Sikua says the award will be presented to Mr Urwin's wife and family at an appropriate time and occassion.