Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

FSM Close-Up Schedule for May 25-29th

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): May 19, 1998 - The 4th Annual FSM Close-Up Program will be held from May 25 to 29th in Pohnpei.

Close-up program is a civic education program the purpose of which is to promote unity among the FSM citizens residing in different states to become good citizenry.

Participants during the duration of their stay will have an opportunity to get acquainted and develop an understanding of one another and also appreciate the differences among themselves.

At the FSM Capital, they will tour the Executive Branch offices and facilities and get to know the people who are running various offices

Some 60 students and teachers from all four FSM States High Schools have been selected for this year's program.

Further information about the program can be obtained by contacting the FSM Division of Education in the Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs.

President Jacob Nena urged all FSM Department, office and agency heads to welcome and accommodate the visiting students, and to make their visit a rewarding and memorable one.

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