Security Strategy needed for MSG Members: Lesuma
July 15, 2019 3:25 pm
Representatives of the five Melanesian Spearhead Group attending the Security Strategy meeting in Nadi have been urged to work together.
This in particular for the safety and security of people.
Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Manasa Lesuma made the comments when addressing the MSG assembly.
Lesuma also stressed the need to have a security strategy in the face of threats to peace and security in the region.
“We need to have a strategy that is relevant to our security needs from law and order to step-in, maritime security as well as a natural disaster but what is of great importance is to have a strategy that is linked to our respective national security strategy”.
Lesuma stresses that as representatives, they have a greater responsibility in ensuring regional security and make decisions that will positively impact people’s lives.
The MSG member countries include Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and Indonesia.