By: L.N. Reklai

January 27, 2017 (Ngerulmud, Palau) The first presidential appointment of this 10th government to the Senate, received unanimous confirmation from all thirteen (13) Senators at yesterday’s Senate session.


Dr. Emais Roberts who was nominated to the position of Minister of Health, comes highly recommended by President Tommy Remengesau Jr.  Former Minister of Health and also highly respected local doctor Ngirachitei Dr. Victor Yano vouched for Dr. Roberts on the Senate floor.  Some of the staff from the Ministry of Health were on the gallery and on the floor showing their support of his nomination.

The confirmation session was most cordial and outcome was well assured before voting based on comments from various Senators. [/restrict]