Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Huston and Ramon Designated Acting Secretaries

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 26, 1997 - Vice President Leo A. Falcam, on September 17, 1997, designated Administrator for Procurement and Supply Namera Huston as Acting Secretary of the Department of Finance beginning on September 17th, until the return of Secretary John Ehsa on or about September 30, 1997.

On September 18, the Vice President likewise designated the Administrator of Commerce and Industry, Maderson K. Ramon, as Acting Secretary for the Department of Resources and Development, from September 19th until the return of Secretary Sebastian Anefal, on or about September 28, 1997.

Falcam requested the Government departments to cooperate with the designees during their acting period.

Ehsa, Anefal and Assistant Secretary of External Affairs Lorin Robert are representing the FSM at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

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FSM Office of the President
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