Old Solomon Islands business lending scheme sought to be revived


Fr Lamani wants abolished CBSI lending scheme reintroduced

A call for reviving a “thriving lending scheme” used by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in its early years has been made by a prominent businessman and publisher last week.<!--more-->

Speaking during a ceremony held last Sunday to mark the 30th anniversary of the country’s leading daily newspaper, The Solomon Star, owner and publisher Fr John Lamani said, “This lending scheme which had already been ceased, if reintroduced will boost the business environment.” He said a lot of local people are capable but they have no capital to fulfill their dreams.