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Peter M Christian elected as eighth President of Micronesia

May 20, 2015 13:00 IST

Peter M Christian on 11 May 2015 was elected as the eighth President of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Beauleen and Carl-Worswick administered the oath of office to him.

Before the present elevation, he was as a senator representing Pohnpei at-large for two terms between 2007 and 2015.

He also served as the Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Communication during his 2007 term in the Congress.

The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation in the Western Pacific Ocean consisting of four states viz., Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae.

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