Minister Ngiraibelas Tmetuchl along with Director Kiblas Soaladaob and McMichael Mutok Jr. of the Bureau of Cul-tural and Historical Preservation Office met with Guam Historic Preservation Officer Mr. Patrick Lujan and Russ Kanai of the Guam Historic Preservation Office and our Palauan Consulate General in Guam, Ms. Adelina K. Jose.
Discussions included implementing new ways of strategic planning, preservation and protection of our irreplaceable historical and cultural heritage as well as build closer relations for future cooperation. Minister Tmetuchl and his staff are scheduled to attend the 2nd Pacific Preservation Summit from May 24-26.
While on Guam for the 2nd Pacific Cultural Summit, Minister Ngiraibelas Tmetuchl met with Guam Visitors Bureau President and CEO, Carl T.C. Gutierrez, Vice President, Jerry Perez, Director of Global Tourism Marketing Ms. Na-dine Leon Guerrero. Also in attendance were Ms. Elfrieda Koshiba of the Guam International Airport Authority, Nick Song, President and General Manager of the Westin, Bureau of Cultural and Historical Preservation Director Kiblas Soaladaob and McMichael Mutok Jr. Discussions were of regional airline cooperation and marketing between Palau and Guam.