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Hon. Clay Forau Soalaoi

Member of Parliament
Temotu Vatud, Temotu
Ninth Parliament

Constituency: Temotu Vatud, Temotu Province

Contact Address

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade
P.O. Box G26
Solomon Islands.
Phone: +677 28612
Fax: +677 20351

Parliamentary Service

  • Re-elected to the National Parliament for Temotu Vatud Constitiuency on 4th August 2010
  • Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for Temotu Vatud Constituency on 5 April 2006.

Committee Appointments

  • Chairman-Constitution Review Committee in January 2008

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade on 28 February 2012 to 8th September 2014
  • Minister of Police and National Security from 18 April 2011 to 28 February 2012
  • Leader of the Independent Group from 13th September 2010 to 7th April 2011
  • Minister for Health and Medical Services from 5 May 2006 to 21 December 2007.
  • Minister for Justice and Legal Affairs from 22 April 2006 to 5 May 2006.


  • Diploma in Educational Administration – University of the South Pacific
  • Diploma in Teaching Science – Solomon Islands College of Higher Education
  • Diploma in Secondary Teaching (Science), Solomon Islands College of Higher Education

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Education sector- Teacher & Former School Principal

Conferences, Delegations, Visits

  • World Health Organization meetings
  • South Pacific Commission meetings
  • Pacific Health Ministers Meetings


  • Date of birth: 10 October 1976
  • Village/ Home Island: Namo Village, Tikopia