By: L.N. Reklai

May 31, 2017 (Ngerulmud, Palau) In a vote of 12-0, Senators of the 10th Olbiil Era Kelulau approved unanimously Faustina Rehuher-Marugg’s appointment to the Ministry of State in a vote of acclamation.

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Faustina Rehuher-Marugg, a former Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs under Toribiong administration was recommended for the position of Minister of State, replacing the outgoing Minister Billy Kuartei.

She was strongly endorsed by President Remengesau emphasizing her contributions to Palau cultural and historical preservation and promotion.

Her experience and skills set are expected to reinforce Remengesau’s policy of “culturally strong Palau” as a Minister of State. [/restrict]