Pomat was received by Governor-General Sir Bob Dadae at the State House. He was accompanied by Chief of Protocol, Morea Veratau, Clerk of Parliament and Sergeant at Arms.
Also present was Gulf Regional Governor Chris Haiveta, and Manus Governor Charlie Benjamin.
Following the formalities, Pomat was adorned with the attire of the Speaker before a toast was held.
Pomat is currently returning to Parliament where a prime minister will be voted.