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Hon. David Sitai

Member of Parliament
East Makira, Makira/Ulawa
Eighth Parliament

Constituency: East Makira, Makira Ulawa Province  

Contact Address:

National Parliament Office P.O. Box G19 Honiara Solomon Islands. Phone: +677 28520 Fax: +677 24272

Parliamentary Service

  • Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for East Makira Constituency on 24 October 1984. Re-elected on 28 February 1989, 26 May 1993, 6 August 1997, 5 December 2001 and 5 April 2006.

Parliamentary Committee Appointments

  • Chair, Parliamentary House Committee from 15 January 2008 to present
  • Member, Constitution Review Committee from 10 May 2006 to present

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister for Foreign Affairs in 1996
  • Minister for National Planning and Development from 1994 to 1996


  • Attended a Post Graduate Course at Oxford University, UK
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of the South Pacific (USP) 
  • King George VI School
  • Government Primary School Honiara

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Joined Levers Pacific Plantation, Yandina as Trainee Manager and then resigned.
  • Public Service as an officer in the Foreign Affairs Department.
  • Transferred to Makira Province as Planning Officer and promoted to Provincial Secretary

Conferences, Delegations, Visits

  • Attended many international and regional conferences and seminars abroad and locally relating to government, private, NGOs and political issues


  • Year of birth: 1948
  • Village/ Home Island: Star Harbour, Makira