Mrs. Yvonne Adams Hawkins commissioned as First Honorary Consul of the
Kingdom of Belgium in the FSM
Press Release #1703-01
FSM Information Services
March 17, 2017
On March 10, Mrs. Yvonne J. Adams Hawkins, was officially received by
Secretary of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Lorin S. Robert, as the
Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in the Federated States of
Micronesia (FSM) in a brief ceremony held at the FSM Department of
Foreign Affairs Conference Room.
Secretary Robert welcomed Mrs.
Hawkins, congratulated her and acknowledged the significance of the
event of marking the first official Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of
Belgium in the FSM. As the highlight of the ceremony, Secretary Robert
presented to Mrs. Hawkins the Exequatur from FSM President Peter M.
Christian affirming the President’s expressed consent and acceptance of
her appointment as the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Belgium in the
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the FSM, H.E. Roland
Van Remoortele also expressed his gratitude to the Government of the FSM
for accepting Mrs. Hawkins and that he hopes that such representation
continues to strengthen the cooperation between the FSM and the Kingdom
of Belgium, two diverse countries with strong historical ties.
her remark, Mrs. Hawkins expressed her gratitude to Government of the
FSM and Kingdom of Belgium for accepting her appointment. She affirmed
that it was a privilege and honor for her to take up the Honorary Consul
post in the FSM.
At the ceremony Mrs. Hawkins was accompanied by
her husband, Dave Hawkins, and several other family members.