This came after only eight of the 47 MPs turned up to witness the celebration at the new office building.
The low turnout did not go down well with some of the Taiwan Embassy staffs and those working in the Parliament.
Present were Prime Minister Danny Philip, Deputy Prime Minister, Manasseh Maelanga, Minister for Finance, Gordon Darcy Lilo, Minister for Education, Dick Ha'amori, Minister for Tourism Samuel Manetoali, backbencher, Martin Kialoe and Opposition members, Rick Hou and John Maneiru.
It's unclear why the rest of the MPs did not turn up to witness the event.
Despite this setback, Taiwan Ambassador George Chan explained the importance behind this ceremony.
He said in Taiwan, the completion of the structure of any construction work means the most difficult part of the construction has been overcome, and the day of eventual completion of the whole construction will be not far away.
"That's why we gather here tonight to celebrate this great occasion," he said.
The Taiwan based Overseas Engineering $ Construction Company Limited (OECC) began working on the complex since the ground breaking ceremony on February.
They were assisted by about 30 local workers.
However towards the end of the phase, about four locals and six Taiwanese continued to complete the steel construction.
Ambassador Chan said "I am here so proud to say that the hard-working attitude of the OECC team highlights the spirit of Taiwan, which is once we render our commitment, our determination will drive us to fight for the final success.
"It is also the perfect example to show how Taiwanese people create the so-called Taiwan Miracle in the last century. We win the recognition around the world by our efforts and attitudes," he said.
Chan said the completion of steel construction is a vivid example, which demonstrates our government's sincerity in working closely with you for a better tomorrow.
Taiwan has also involved in National Referral Hospital project, in health and medical projects, in agricultural projects, in scholarship projects, in renewable energy projects, in rural development projects and now in this, the constructing MPs new office complex building.
Speaker of Parliament, Sir Allan Kemakeza has thanked Taiwan for the assistance and the OECC for the construction.
Taiwan has committed US$3 million (SBD$27m) for the MPs complex.
It is expected to be completed next year.
By EDDIE OSIFELO
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