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Inland Revenue advisor in the Solomons

Inland Revenue advisor in the Solomons

New Zealand Inland Revenue advisor Sharron Thurston was one of the non-military personnel assisting reconstruction in the Solomon Islands. She is shown here with Joseph Dokekama of the Solomon Islands Inland Revenue Division. Strengthening governmental economic processes, including the collection of revenue and management of expenditure, was an important element in stabilising the country in the aftermath of war. 

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Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI)

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David Capie, 'Peacekeeping - Solomon Islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/36097/inland-revenue-advisor-in-the-solomons (accessed 22 October 2017)

Story by David Capie, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 Jun 2015