Hon. Florencio Marin, Jr., Minister of National Defence and Border Security, received a courtesy visit on October 15, 2021, from Colonel DEM Pedro Mandujano Balbuena, the newly appointed Mexican Military and Air Attaché accredited to the Mexican Embassy in Belize.
Minister Marin and Colonel Mandujano discussed areas that can assist with the continued professional development of the Belize Defence Force, such as training opportunities and the possibility of accessing the Mexican Military Industry for possible future acquisition of military hardware.
Honorable Marin also thanked the colonel for his recent visit to Veracruz at the invitation of the Navy Secretary. Hon. Oscar Mira, Minister of State; and Brigadier General (Ret’d) Dario Tapia, CEO in the ministry, accompanied Minister Marin, while Captain Roberto Bravo Granados, Mexican Naval Attaché, accompanied Colonel Mandujano.
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