By: L.N. Reklai

June 30, 2017 (Airai, Palau) Celebrating few days earlier, citizens of the United State of America led by Her Excellency Ambassador Amy Hyatt together with friends from Palau and other countries represented in Palau, celebrated the 241st anniversary of the Independence of the United States at Ambassador Hyatt’s residence in Airai State on June 30th. [/restrict]

Ambassador Hyatt in her speech to crowd of people present at the reception assured them that America continue to stand for peace, liberty, and justice for all, principles its shares with its friends and allies here.

She added that America will continue to work with Palau and its friends to tackle climate change challenges such as the on-going projects on climate mitigation funded by USAID .

Minister of State Faustina Rehuher-Marugg congratulated United States on behalf of the government, reiterating close relationship between Palau and the United States.

The Civic Action Team presented colors and Ms. Emma Hyatt, daughter of Ambassador Hyatt sang the United States national anthem. [/restrict]