Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Pohnpei State Legislature Congratulates Falcam

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 12, 1997 - The Fourth Pohnpei State Legislature, for and on behalf of the people of Pohnpei, acknowledges and congratulates the Honorable Leo A. Falcam, for his successful election to the post of Vice president of the nation, by adopting Legislature Resolution No. 50-97, during its Fifth Regular Session and transmitting to him an official copy.

L.R. NO. 50-97, extends the Legislature's best wishes for Falcam's success during his term of office.

Falcam an at-large member from Pohnpei was elected to become Vice President on may 11, 1997, by Congress of the FSM. he was sworn into office on May 14, 1997 at the inauguration of President Jacob Nena and Vice President Falcam.

LR. NO. 50-97, states in part that people of Pohnpei have good, long-standing relationship with Chuuk, Kosrae and Yap States, which states have created the national government, a relationship based on the highest degree of respect and understanding.

Pohnpei believes that it will continue to work with other three states and the national government to do all things necessary and appropriate to promote regional friendship, the resolution stated.

Copies of the resolution were transmitted to Honorable Leo A. Falcam, Vice president of the Federated States of Micronesia; Chief Justice of the FSM Supreme Court; Speaker of the FSM Congress; the four State Governors; Four Chief Justices of the State Supreme Courts and the Presiding Officers of the State Legislatures.

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FSM Office of the President
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