Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

JICA Project Formulation Advisor to Visit FSM States

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 13, 1997 - FSM President Jacob Nena, on October 1 and 2, 1997, informed Pohnpei Governor Del Pangelinan, Chuuk Governor Ansito Walter, Yap Governor Vincent Figir, and Kosrae Governor Moses Mackwelung, respectively, that the Government of Japan will be dispatching Dr. Atsuyoshi Toda, JICA Project Formulation Advisor, to the FSM to conduct research and formulate priority direction for future projects under JICA's assistance scheme.

Toda is expected to arrive in the FSM on October 18, 1997, and will conduct research until November 16, 1997.

Toda will call upon state officials whom he has identified in each state. President Nena requested the support of each governor to facilitate Mr. Toda's visit.

The Department of External Affairs will be the contact point on his visit.

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