Republic of Palau
The Executive Branch consist of the government of Palau consists of the President, Vice-President, and the Council of Chiefs. Assisting the top executives are the cabinet ministers and their supporting staff. The Vice President serves as one of the ministers.
The Republic of Palau's National Congress is known as the Olbiil Era Kelulau (OEK), which means "House of Whispered Decisions." The Congress consist of two houses which sit for four-year terms. The House of Delegates has 16 members, one from each state. The Senate has 13 members selected in a nationwide election.