President Emanuel Mori of Micronesia, Federated States of

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Tokyo, Japan On November 30 President Emanuel Mori was granted an audience with His Majesty, the Emperor of Japan at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
and thanked Japan for its continued economic cooperation.
President Mori said in his transmittal letter that additional nominations for the remaining departments, offices, or boards and commissions will be submitted shortly upon confirmation of the availability of the prospective candidates.
Mori is married to the former Elina Ekiek and they have four daughters.
Mori was born on the island of Fefan and attended and graduated from Xavier High School.
After completing his university education, Mori was chosen for a management internship at Citicorp Credit-Guam.
Mori was first elected to the FSM Congress in a special election held on July 1, 1999.
On May 11, 2007, Mori was elected President of the Federated States of Micronesia, defeating the incumbent, Joseph Urusemal.
Genealogical records showed that Mori is the great-grandson of Koben Mori.
In his youth, Mori was initially drawn to the appeal of the Japanese takeover of Korea at that time, but later found interest in the wonders of Micronesia, which was relatively unknown to Japanese at that time.
Once in Chuuk, Koben Mori found a few Japanese traders who had settled there a few years earlier.
Koben Mori married the twelve-year old daughter of a Chuukese chieftain from Weno, with whom he had eleven children.
President Mori has therefore been scheduled to depart for Guam where he will undergo a more thorough medical assessment.
Mori said Micronesia-China relations were founded on the basis of mutual respect.
Mori said the friendly relationship between Micronesia and China has developed smoothly, and the two sides have developed successful cooperation in the fields of communication, energy, agriculture, fishery, trade and tourism, which has helped strengthen Micronesia's ability of national construction.
Mori has a daughter currently serving in the US.
President Mori is in Washington, D.
Vice Speaker Resio Moses expressed extreme disappointment in the fact that President Mori had a good portion of it though he still would not have been available on opening day under that plan.
President Mori had previously asked Congress to consider the possibility of moving the opening date of their session to February 12 so that he could be present for FSM Congress Speaker Isaac Figir FSM President Emanuel Mori at January 10, May 11, and September 12 "unless the Presiding Officer shall set a different date or dates.
President Mori is free to veto that bill as he pleases, subject to a later overturn of the veto by Congress if they choose to do so.
Juliet Jimmy of FSM finance checked into the records on our behalf and found that President Mori had a travel authorization but that it was only for two days.
President Mori was due back to the FSM on February 16, 2008.
President Mori took a group photo with the five Chinese technicians to memorize the occasion.
Washington DC, (FSM Embassy/): February 21, 2008 - President Emanuel Mori was in Washington DC recently to participate in the 56th National Prayer Breakfast, an annual non-official activity of the US Congress that drew prominent leaders not only from within the US government but also from the religious community, industry, academia, and the arts.
President Mori was thus one of the foreign dignitaries among the approximately 4,000 participants in this year's National Prayer Breakfast.
While in DC for the NPB and prior to leaving DC for Rome for another meeting, President Mori had a full program of bilateral meetings with various members of the US Congress and senior officials in the Departments of State, Interior, and Defense.
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Washington DC, (FSM Embassy) - President Emanuel Mori recently traveled to Washington DC as guest of the US Congress to take part in the activities of the National Prayer Breakfast (NPB) that was held from 6 – 7 February 2008.
This is an opportunity not to be missed,” Mori said of the program of visit that was prepared for him by the FSM Embassy in Washington, in close collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Office of Statistics, Budget and Economic Management, Overseas Development Assistance Coordination, and Compact Management (SBOC.
One of the issues highlighted in the meetings by President Mori is the participation of the FSM in the Defense Department’s Submarine Fiber Optic Cable (SFOC) project from Guam to Kwajalein and the need to bring broadband connectivity to the FSM.
In his various meetings, President Mori was joined by Mr James A Naich, Charge d’Affaires of the FSM Embassy in DC; Mr Fabian S Nimea, SBOC Director; Mr Epel K Ilon, SBOC Deputy Director; Ms Jane J Chigiyal; Assistant Secretary of Foreign Affairs in charge of US relations at the Department of Foreign Affairs; Mr James T Stovall and Mr Mick Staton, both DC-based advisors to the FSM Government.
At the National Prayer Breakfast February 6-7, President Mori met with President and Mrs.
Congress, President Mori met with Senators Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, Daniel Inouye and Daniel Akaka (both of Hawaii), as well as Representatives Nick Rahall of West Virginia, Donna Christian-Christensen of the US.
Mori has therefore been scheduled to depart on Thursday for Guam where he will undergo a more thorough medical assessment.
President Mori said in his speech that his ?administration will strive to improve the tax system and build a unified tax regime, one that will help improve the oversight of our tax laws and regulations.
FSM President Mori in a meeting with Japan?s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, the Honorable Masatoshi Wakabayashi.
POHNPEI, Federated States of Micronesia (STPNS) -- Tokyo, Japan ? On November 30 President Emanuel Mori was granted an audience with His Majesty, the Emperor of Japan at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
President Mori is currently in Japan taking part in the 1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Beppu, Oita, Japan.
President Mori expressed appreciation for the keen interest of the Imperial Family in the Islands of Micronesia.
Immediately following the meeting with the Emperor, President Mori met with the honorable Masatoshi Wakabayashi, Japan?s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
President Mori said that the FSM will continue to work with Japan and other member states for successful implementation of the programs under the Commission.
Mori expressed hope that the upgrading of Japan?s diplomatic mission in Micronesia to an Embassy will help to enhance bilateral ties and thanked Japan for its continued economic cooperation.
PALIKIR, Pohnpei a ' President Emanuel Mori has convened a task force to discuss the national governmenta TMs response to the state of emergency declaration of PohnpeiA and the impending declarations from the.
Micronesia’s President Emanuel Mori said any global response to the various threats posed by climate change should feature the “provision of adequate and additional financing by the developed countries to the most vulnerable to assist US in coping with our adaptation and mitigation requirements.