Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

President Mori welcomes Participants to the Investment Seminars in Japan

Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services): December 28, 2012 - On December 11 2012, President Manny Mori welcomed investors in Tokyo at seminars initiated by the Micronesian Registration Advisors, Inc. (MRA). In his welcoming remarks, the President touched on the strong Kizuna between the People and Government of Japan and FSM, and encouraged more investments assuring the audience that FSM will do all that is necessary to further prepare a safe and friendly business environment.

Accompanying the President were Secretary Lorin Robert of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Secretary Marion Henry of the Department of Resources and Development. Mr. Samari Suta of the Registrar of Corporations and Mr. Jessy Giltamag, the Insurance Commissioner also took part at the seminars as presenters.

FSM Congress Speaker Isaac V. Figir, along with Senator Peter M. Christian and Senator Roger S. Mori were present to welcome the investors. Speaker Figir gave a toast at the concluding reception, thanking the interested business people and urged them to visit FSM.

On the side, the President visited the ancient city of Kyoto to inspect a renewable energy farm. This trip was arranged by Softbank in conjunction with the interest to look at the possibility of a joint pilot project utilizing Softbank's renewable energy technology.

The President along with Speaker Figir and the rest of the delegation also had the opportunity to meet with representatives of Japan fisheries agencies for a discussion on the need to further strengthen the existing fisheries relationship.

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
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