Monday, 21 December 2015 - In a swearing-in ceremony in Palikir, Mr. KS Vincent Sivas was sworn in as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) of the Federated States of Micronesia to the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
In expressing the significance of the ceremony in the presence of family, staff and cabinet members, President Peter Christian administered the oath of office and indicated his congratulatory remarks to the newly appointed DCM. To ensure the efforts that promote the interests of the FSM, in his responding remarks, DCM Sivas thanked President Christian for the Leaderships trust and confidence to serve in the respective capacity.
Prior to serving as First Secretary in Beijing since 2008, DCM Sivas served in various capacities in the Department of Foreign Affairs when he began his career at the FSM National Government in 2003.
Present with President Christian were Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Communications & Infrastructure; Lukner Weilbacher, Secretary of Resources and Development; Marion Henry, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs Samson Pretrick and staff.