SGI Representatives Make Courtesy Call on Micronesian President
On November 15, 2007, SGI representatives led by SGI-Oceania Chair Richard Sasaki and SGI-Micronesia Chapter Leader Ioanis Primo paid a courtesy call on President Emanuel Manny Mori of the Federated States of Micronesia at the president's office in the capital city of Palikir. President Mori expressed his respect for SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's outstanding achievements in promoting cultural exchanges and establishing educational and peace institutes in Japan and abroad. He also hoped to learn more about Mr. Ikeda's humanistic philosophy. Also present at the meeting was Iso Nahnken Iriarte, the former chair of the Pohnpei Supreme Council of Chiefs, who had visited Japan to confer the Pohnpei First Traditional Highest Title upon Mr. Ikeda in July 2001.
[Adapted from an article in the November 27, 2007 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]