Ambassador Presents His Credentials to FSM President Christian

    Ambassador Ryoichi Horie presented his credentials to FSM President Peter Christian at the President’s Conference Room in Palikir on June 16, 2016. Ambassador Horie arrived in Pohnpei on June 10 and lately has spent his days in Pohnpei familiarizing himself with what will be his home for the next few years. At the ceremony and courtesy call to President, Ambassador Horie delivered the messages from the Emperor and Prime Minister Abe, in which their deep appreciation for long-standing and further friendly relationship between Japan and FSM were expressed. President Christian warmly welcomed Ambassador Horie and replied to keep working on the aim for the continued strengthening of the two countries’ ties of friendship.

    The ceremony was witnessed by The Hon.Vice President Yosiwo George, The Hon. Secretary of Department of Resources and Development Marion Henry, Deputy Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs Mr. Samson Pretrick, Resident Representative of JICA Mr. Shinji Shibata, Resident Representative of OFCF Mr. Hidenobu Eguchi, other government officials and staff of the Embassy.

Ambassador Horie shaking hands with H.E. President Christian