Palau Public Utilities Corporation (PPUC)’s loan with Asian Development Bank and the solar energy project are nearing completion but without a quorum of PPUC’s Board, the projects are at risk of delay.
The seven-member Board has three remaining active members and need at least one more person to create a quorum to conduct business. Three previous members terms expired and 1 became a CEO of PPUC, creating a vacancy on the Board.
In a letter to Senate President Hokkons Baules, President Tommy Remengesau Jr. urged action on the appointees to the Board of PPUC.
“I must respectfully request that you prioritize these appointments for two reasons.
The solar energy project which is coming to the final stage negotiation with top bidder and the $10 million dollar loan from ADB to help PPUC’s operations, all require Board’s decision to complete are pending

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