Former Defence Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola will head a Melanesian Spearhead Group observer team in the Solomon Islands election.
Following a request by the Solomons government, the MSG has compiled a team from its member states to observe the country's election on 3 April.
The team also includes Vanuatu's Electoral Commission Chairman Martin Tete, former Papua New Guinea diplomat Leonard Louma, and a member of New Calednia's FLNKS Movement, Rodrique Tiavouane.
In recent years, MSG Observer Groups have monitored national elections in Vanuatu, Fiji and PNG, as well as New Caledonia's 2018 independence referendum.
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