Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Third FSM Surveillance Ship Turn Over Ceremony

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): May 7, 1997 - FSM Acting President Jacob Nena informed Pohnpei Governor Del Pangelinan that a turn-over ceremony for the new Australian built surveillance vessel will take place on May 31, 1997, in Perth, Australia and the Government of Australia has kindly extended an invitation to the Government of the FSM to attend the event, according to an April 17, 1997 letter to the Governor (of) Pohnpei, Governor Del Pangelinan.

Nena invited Governor Pangelinan to join, if desired, at his own expense, the FSM Delegation which will be composed of the President, a member of Congress, Secretary of External Affairs, Attorney General, and a security person.

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FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356