Saipan, CNMI, September 18, 2023 – Acting Consul General Johnny Silbanuz of the FSM Consulate Office in Guam and Honorary FSM Consul to the CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) Mr. Diego Benevante met with T.H. Arnold I. Palacios, Governor of the CNMI, T.H. David M. Apatang, Lt. Governor of CNMI and Mr. John Hirsh, the Executive Director for the American Red Cross to present a $100,000 donation on behalf of the government and people of the FSM to assist with ongoing typhoon Mawar recovery efforts.
The Simina-Palik administration wishes to thank the 23rd Congress of the FSM for its swift action in appropriating the funds for the donation.