Melekeok


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Me·le·ke·ok

 (mə-lā′kā-o͝ok)
The capital of Palau, on the eastern shore of an island in the northeast part of the country. Melekeok became the seat of Palau's government in 2006.
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Inabo, Vice President of the Senate of Palau, in the capital, Melekeok.
Note: Government offices moved to a new National Capitol Building complex located at Ngerulmud, Melekeok State.
Eight (6%) of the assays derive from excavations in Melekeok, three (2%) from the minimal tests in Airai, two (2%) from Ngarchelong, and one (1%) each from Ngchesar and Ngerekebesang, a part of Oreor.
The Times atlas will also mark name changes such as Melekeok, which takes over from Koror as the new capital of the island of Palau in the Pacific Ocean.
Taiwan also lent $20 million for the construction of a new capital city, Melekeok, locally referred to as "Washington Jr.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Billy Kuartei, Foreign Minister of Palau, in the capital, Melekeok, During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the UAE and Palau and ways of boosting them to contribute to opening new horizons of joint action, in addition to examining the possibility of providing opportunities for partnerships between the two countries in many different sectors.