Nomination is open for the election of a new premier for Temotu Province following the resignation of Premier Nelson Menale.
Mr Menale announced and tendered his resignation midday today as a motion of no confidence was about to be tabled today.
Reports reaching Solomon Fresh-Beat Online from Temotu states that a number of Ministers in the Menale led government resigned last week.
Nomination period was then opened today after the premier resigned and the motion withdrawn.
Election of a new premier is scheduled for Friday this week.