FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. — FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. —An inside look at Pacific regionalism in Tuna Fisheries has been showcased to Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop during her stopover in the Solomon Islands this week.
Minister Bishop who was in the Solomon Islands for a day, led a Parliamentary delegation to the FFA headquarters in Honiara, which hosts a high-tech Regional Fisheries Surveillance ‘nerve’ centre keeping tabs on all fishing vessels in the Pacific region. She was welcomed to FFA and taken through a presentation on the work done by the regional surveillance centre by FFA Director General James Movick, Deputy Director General Wez Norris, and FFA RSFC team leader, Commander Mike Pounder.