Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018. 9:49 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Last week, the Government of Belize received a donation of computers and equipment valued at US$90,000 from the Government of the Republic of Korea through their official Development Assistance Programme for the fiscal year 2018.
According to a release from the Government of Belize Press Office, His Excellency Lee In-ho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belize presented the donation on behalf of his Government. The donation was received by Mrs. Deborah Domingo, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Education on behalf of the Government of Belize.
The following schools in Belize will benefit from the donation: Bishop O.P Martin R.C School, Belmopan Methodist High School, More Tomorrow Government School, Franks Eddy Government School, Big Falls R.C School, Forest Home Methodist School, Fire Burn Government School, and Paraiso Government School.
“The donation was successfully executed by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), a governmental agency dedicated to providing grant aid programs and supporting the sustainable socioeconomic growth of partner countries like Belize. Through these donations, the Government of the Republic of Korea hopes to strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the people and Governments of Korea and Belize,” the release states.
This year, Korea and Belize commemorate their 31st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
In the past, the Korean Government has generously supported Belize in areas such as human resource development, capacity building, and technical cooperation.
The official handing over ceremony took place at the Laing Building in Belize City.
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