Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Nena Informed Governor the Upcoming Forum

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): December 4, 1997 - President Jacob Nena, on December 1st, informed Pohnpei Governor Del Pangelinan that the FSM is hosting the South Pacific Forum Meeting this year in Pohnpei.

In preparation, he has formed an organizing committee and is requesting Pangelinan to appoint a representative from Pohnpei to sit on the committee.

The Vice President has been designated chairman of the organizing committee whose membership are at the cabinet level.

Nena requested Pangelinan to inform the Department of External Affairs of his state's representative so that work can begin, accordingly.

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FSM Office of the President
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