President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. yesterday March 23rd  received and accredited  His Excellency John Hennessey-Niland, the third resident  Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Palau.

Ambassador Henessey-Niland in his remarks expressed his country’s commitment and support for Palau and pledged to make that relationship which he said was already “rock solid”, even better.

President Remengesau welcomed Ambassador Hennessy-Niland and his wife Julie, saying that he expected a closer and better working relationship between the two countries, particularly working together through the COVID-19 crisis facing the world today.

A representation of Palau’s leadership was at the accreditation of the new United States resident Ambassador Hennessy-Niland that included High Chief Reklai Rafael Ngirmang, Acting Chief Justice John Rechucher, Delegate Lucio Ngiraiwet, Delegate Mario Gulibert, Vice President Raynold Oilouch, and all the government ministers. (L.N. Reklai)