Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

10th CFSM to Convene 2nd Regular Session October 13

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 13, 1997 - Congress Vice Speaker Claude Phillip signed for Congress Speaker Jack Fritz, on September 30, 1997, and sent to President Jacob Nena, a letter informing him that the 10th Congress will be convening on October 13, 1997, at its Chamber in Palikir, Pohnpei.

"[...] we will be deliberating on very important and urgent matters requiring Congress' actions," the letter stated without specifying any items. "we look forward to working closely with you on any matter you may wish us to consider during the session," Phillips stated, adding, "We as usual, would like to encourage cooperation from you and your cabinet members to make this session a most productive one."

The letter also served as an invitation to the President and his Cabinet Members to the opening and throughout the session days.

On October 6, 1997, President Nena responded by acknowledging the September 30 letter saying, "Likewise, I am looking forward to working very closely with you and your colleagues on all the important and urgent matters that you will be deliberating during the session. See you all next week."

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
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P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356