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First UK Minister in Four Years visits Belize Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 November 2012 00:00

Hugo SwireUK Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire will pay an official visit to Belize on Thursday and Friday 15 and 16 November.  It is part of a regional tour including Panama and El Salvador, where he officially opened the new British Embassy.  It will be the first visit by a UK Minister since Meg Munn in 2008.


Swire will have meetings with BATSUB, BDF, RESTORE Belize as well as bilateral talks with the Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of National Security.

Security is expected to pay a major part in discussions with the Belize/Guatemala dispute, further assistance to the security forces and judiciary as well as other issues of mutual interest and concern.