The 7th Micronesian Games Open in Palau

“The Games have served and will continue to serve to strengthen the age old traditional ties that exist among the people of Micronesia and to promote goodwill, mutual understanding, and respect among our people,” said Toribiong. He also declared the 7th Micronesian Games as the first Green Games of the Micronesian region, encouraging all participants to be conscientious of the natural environment of Palau and to engage in environmentally friendly practices. The Micronesian Games first began in the Pacific Region in 1969.

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