Remembering Pohnpei Speaker Scaliem

by Josh Tyquiengco
Guam Visitors Bureau

(June 4, 2019 – Hagåtña, Guam) – The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, Management and staff, expresses their most sincere condolences to the family of the late Fernando Scaliem, the Honorable Speaker of the Pohnpei State Legislature.

“Speaker Scaliem was a great ambassador not only for Pohnpei and the Federated States of Micronesia, but for all of Micronesia. He, as well as GVB, have been active members of the PATA Micronesia Chapter, a nonprofit association that assists in the development of our regional tourism industry through the promotion of our islands, its cultures and histories and providing education and training opportunities throughout Micronesia,” said Pilar Laguaña, GVB President and CEO.

“It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to Speaker Scaliem. We pray for comfort for his family, friends and all who knew him. We will honor him through our continual efforts to improving the lives of each person who calls Micronesia home.”

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