Solomons get visa free ac­cess to Europe

Fiji Sun - - World News -

Ho­niara: Solomon Is­lands pass­port hold­ers can now travel within Europe visa-free for up to 90 days. The deal, signed in Brus­sels, ap­plies to the so-called Schen­gen area which how­ever ex­cludes the Solomon Is­lands for­mer colo­nial ruler, Bri­tain.

Solomon Is­lands joins nine other coun­tries in the Pa­cific that have signed the same agree­ment with the EU, in­clud­ing Samoa, Tonga and Van­u­atu. There is no such agree­ment with Fiji and Pa­pua New Guinea.

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