Palau is gearing up for the hosting of the  2025 Pacific Mini Games.
President Surangel Whipps Jr. on May 13 signed a Presidential Directive establishing the 2025 Pacific Games Organizing Committee.
Palau won at the bid to host the mini-games besting American  Samoa and Niue who both lodged bids in the initial process.

In Presidential Directive No. 22-50, the government stated that it wants to ensure that Palau is fully organized and “prepared through its finances, infrastructure, and capacity” to host the games.
This will be the second time Palau has held the event which was in 2005.
 
The multi-sport event is a smaller version of the Pacific Games.
The mini-games are rotated every four years and Saipan will be hosting the 2022 min games from June 17 to 25.
The organizing committee will be composed of representatives from the Office of the President, Council of Chiefs, Senate, and Palau National Olympic Committee among others.
The Pacific mini-games are also attended by countries and territories in Oceania. the event has been held every four years since the 1981 inaugural games.
 The Pacific mini-games is expected to draw in thousands of athletes from the 22 member countries to participate in the sports events. Australia and New Zealand are also expected to send representations for the games.

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