Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Mori new FSM President

Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services): May 11, 2007 - Emanuel (Manny) Mori has been selected today as the Seventh President of the Federated States of Micronesia, he is from the State of Chuuk. The FSM's new Vice President is Alik L. Alik from the State of Kosrae.

Selection of the National Government Leadership came during the Opening Session of the new 15th FSM Congress in Palikir. The Leadership of the Legislative Branch is as follows:

Speaker - Isaac V. Figir (Yap)
Vice Speaker - Resio S. Moses (Pohnpei)
Floor Leaders - Joe N. Suka (Chuuk)

The chairmanship of the Congressional committees are:

  1. Judiciary & Governmental Operations - Senator Peter Sitan
  2. Ways & Means - Senator Dohsis Halbert
  3. External Affairs - Senator Paliknoa K. Welly
  4. Resources & Development - Senator Dion G. Neth
  5. Health, Education and Social Affairs - Senator Joseph J. Urusemal
  6. Transportation, Communications & Infrastructure - Senator Moses A. Nelson.

Following the selection of the National Government Leadership, the new Congress went into recess until Tuesday - May 15, 2007.

For further information on this release, please contact:

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