Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017. 12:48 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday, the Government of Belize (GOB) received a donation of office equipment and two vehicles from the Government of the Republic of Korea through an official Development Assistance Programme for the fiscal year 2017.
According to a GOB press release, presenting the donation on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Korea was His Excellency Lee In-ho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in El Salvador, and receiving the equipment and vehicles on behalf of the Government of Belize was His Excellency Patrick Andrews, Chief Executive Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belize.
The donation was executed by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) which is a governmental agency dedicated to providing grant aid programs and supporting the sustainable socioeconomic growth of partner countries like Belize.
The donation was granted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will aid in the capacity strengthening of the Ministry.
The Korean Government has generously supported Belize in areas such as human resource development, capacity building, and technical cooperation, and this year, both countries will commemorate 30 years in diplomatic relations.
The official handing over ceremony took place at the office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Laing Building, in Belize City.
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