29 Nov 2011

Diplomatic post for former head of SPREP

4:10 pm on 29 November 2011

A former director of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme has been named the Federated States of Micronesia's new ambassador to the US.

Asterio Takesy was the SPREP Director from 2003 to 2007 and was the first Micronesian to head the regional environment organization.

He has also served in various capacities as a government official in the FSM.