Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration Meets with High Commissioner of India to Belize 

Saturday, January 30th, 2021


Press Release – Government of Belize – January 29, 2021 – Senator Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration, was paid a courtesy call by H.E. Manpreet Vohra, High Commissioner of India to Belize, today in Belize City.

The meeting discussed areas of mutual interest on the current cooperation initiatives between the Government of Belize and the Government of India, including exploring the possibility of acquiring vaccines to support Belize’s COVID-19 Response Plan.

Minister Courtenay thanked the Government and people of India for their support through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund to strengthen the country’s COVID-19 response capacity through the procurement of necessary medical equipment, PPE’s and testing kits.

Present in the meeting were Hon. Ramon Cervantes, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration; Ambassador Amalia Mai, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry; and Mrs. Orla Kantun-Coleman, Director of International Affairs (Cooperation) in the Ministry.

Belize and India established diplomatic relations on March 28, 1982, and have enjoyed a close and cooperative bilateral partnership.

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