Handed Over-Certificate of $800,000
Press Release #1612-04
FSM Information Services
December 12, 2017
Palikir, Pohnpei (Department
of Foreign Affairs):
On December 9, 2016, a signing of a handover certificate took place at
the President’s conference room between Secretary of Foreign Affairs of
the FSM, T.H. Lorin Robert and H.E. Li Jie of the Embassy of the
People’s Republic of China. The monetary assistance of $800,000 will be
used to subsidize the newly launched Air Niuguni that provides service
between Papua New Guinea and FSM.
short remark, Ambassador Li Jie stated that the Chinese Government is
happy to assist the FSM in its transportation development efforts. He
further stated that the assistance will not only improve FSM’s
transportation development but will certainly contribute to the FSM’s
economy and nation building effort.
Robert reciprocated the remark by thanking Ambassador Li and the Chinese
Government on behalf of President Christian and Vice President George
for the generous assistance. He concluded by assuring Ambassador Li that
the assistance will be put to its intended purposes and that it will
certainly enhance the good working relations between FSM and China.
For further information on this release, please contact the Department
of Foreign Affairs, APAMA Division at 320-2613.