Prime minister, Charlot Salwai left Port Vila yesterday afternoon for three days official visit in New Zealand following the invitation of his counterpart from New Zealand, John Key.
In Wellington today he is expected to visit National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA),
meeting with Rob Murdoch, General Manager, Research and Geoff Baird, General Manager, Communication and Meeting at Parliament Building, meeting with Hon. Nathan Guy, Minister for Primary Industries, meeting with Hon. Michael Woodhouse, Minister of Immigration, meeting with Hon. Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs, meeting with Hon. Paula Bennett, Minister for Climate Change Issues, meeting with Rt Hon. David Carter, Speaker of the House and meeting with Andrew Little MP, Leader of the Opposition.
Tomorrow Prime Minister Salwai will visit in Auckland MPI operational areas and will meet with Steve Gilbert, Director Border Clearance Services, Craig Hughes, Manager North Passenger, David Sims, Team Manager Auckland International Airport and Kathy Kenyon, Operations Co-coordinator.
Prime Minister John Key will also welcome his counterpart from Vanuatu tomorrow at War Memorial Museum followed by bilateral talk.
Prime Minister Salwai will visit to Eastpack facilities and meeting with Vanuatu Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme (RSE) workers on Friday before returning to the country on Saturday. This his first official visit in New Zealand as Prime Minister. When he was minister of internal affairs he visited RSE workers. It is also his first official after the celebration of 36 independence anniversary last month.