Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016. 8:02 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Minister of Defense John Saldivar has resumed his countrywide tour of Belize Defense Force (BDF) installations.
Saldivar is accompanied by Deputy BDF Commander Colonel Steven Ortega and key personnel from the ministry. He toured BDF bases in Corozal and Orange Walk. In Corozal, those included, Consejo, Free Zone Area, 4 Miles Lagoon, Patchakan, San Victor and Eyles Camp; and in Orange Walk, Douglas, San Roman, Campechito, Santa Cruz and Blue Creek.
In early September, the minister began his nationwide tour before the National Celebrations, when he visited BDF Headquarters at Price Barracks, the Air Wing at Philip Goldson International Airport, and Militia Hall in Belize City.
The next leg of his tour will take him to installations in the Cayo District.
The purpose of the tour is to assess the state of readiness and the level of efficiency of the force in executing its various functions.
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