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Prime Minister of Solomon Islands

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands
Coat of arms of the Solomon Islands.svg
Coat of Arms of Solomon Islands
Manasseh Sogavare 2014.jpg
Incumbent
Manasseh Sogavare

since 24 April 2019
ResidenceRed House, Honiara
AppointerElected by the members of Parliament
Term lengthUntil next election
Inaugural holderPeter Kenilorea
Formation7 July 1978
Salary143,000 SBD annually[1]

The prime minister of Solomon Islands is Solomon Islands' head of government, consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the National Parliament. Since April 2019, the Prime Minister has been Manasseh Sogavare.

Solomon Islands is a Commonwealth realm; the functions of the head of state are performed on behalf of the monarch of Solomon Islands by the Governor-General of Solomon Islands, who is nominated by Parliament.

The Prime Minister's official residence is Red House in Honiara.

List of prime ministers of Solomon Islands (1978–present)

No. Image Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political affiliation
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Sir Peter Kenilorea (crop).jpg Peter Kenilorea
(1943–2016)
7 July 1978 31 August 1981 3 years,

74 days

Solomon Islands United Party
2 Solomon Mamaloni
(1943–2000)
31 August 1981 19 November 1984 3 years,

80 days

People's Alliance Party
(1) Sir Peter Kenilorea (crop).jpg Sir Peter Kenilorea
(1943–2016)
19 November 1984 1 December 1986 2 years,

12 days

Solomon Islands United Party
3 Ezekiel Alebua
(1947–)
1 December 1986 28 March 1989 2 years,

118 days

Solomon Islands United Party
(2) Solomon Mamaloni
(1943–2000)
28 March 1989 18 June 1993 4 years,

82 days

People's Alliance Party /
Group for National Unity and Reconciliation
4 Sir Francis Billy Hilly
(1948–)
18 June 1993 7 November 1994 1 year,

141 days

Independent /
National Coalition Partnership
(2) Solomon Mamaloni
(1943–2000)
7 November 1994 27 August 1997 2 years,

293 days

Group for National Unity and Reconciliation
5 Bartholomew Ulufa'alu
(1950–2007)
27 August 1997 30 June 2000 2 years,

307 days

Solomon Islands Liberal Party

Solomon Islands Alliance for Change
6 Manasseh Sogavare 2014.jpg Manasseh Sogavare
(1955–)
30 June 2000 17 December 2001 1 year,

169 days

People's Progressive Party
7 Allan Kemakeza 20050711.jpg Allan Kemakeza
(1950–)
17 December 2001 20 April 2006 4 years,

124 days

People's Alliance Party
8 Snyder Rini
(1949–)
20 April 2006 4 May 2006 14 days Association of Independent Members
(6) Manasseh Sogavare 2014.jpg Manasseh Sogavare
(1955–)
4 May 2006 20 December 2007 1 year,

229 days

Solomon Islands Social Credit Party
9 Derek Sikua.jpg Derek Sikua
(1959–)
20 December 2007 25 August 2010 2 years,

248 days

Solomon Islands Liberal Party
10 DannyPhilip (cropped).jpg Danny Philip
(1953–)
25 August 2010 16 November 2011 1 year,

83 days

Reform Democratic Party
11 Gordon Darcy Lilo.jpg Gordon Darcy Lilo
(1965–)
16 November 2011 9 December 2014 3 years,

23 days

National Coalition for Reform and Advancement
(6) Manasseh Sogavare 2014.jpg Manasseh Sogavare
(1955–)
9 December 2014 15 November 2017 2 years,

340 days

Independent
12 Matt Thistlethwaite Rick Hou 2013 (cropped).jpg Rick Houenipwela
(1958–)
15 November 2017 24 April 2019 2 years,

160 days

Democratic Alliance Party
(6) Manasseh Sogavare 2014.jpg Manasseh Sogavare
(1955–)
24 April 2019 Incumbent Our Party

See also

References

  1. ^ Government of the Solomon Islands. "Parliament Entitlements Regulations, 2008" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-06-29.

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