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Jul 21, 2015

Foreign Minister Elrington Signs Bilateral Agreements with Mexico

Wilfred Elrington

A delegation from the Belize Foreign Ministry headed by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington was in Mexico City for the signing of eight bilateral agreements between both countries. Signing on behalf of Mexico was Elrington’s counterpart, Jose Antonio Meade.  Among the agreements penned on Monday were on air transport, and the innocent passage of ships; cooperation in the field of energy management, social security, intellectual property, climate change research, wildlife conservation and consumer protection. The ministers also discussed the certification process for the export of Belizean livestock into Mexico.

 

Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs [File: July, 16th, 2015]

“I will be leaving for Mexico where the Mexicans have been more than desirous of signing a number of agreements with us. In like manner in which the Guatemalans has signed those agreements, the Mexicans believe that the Guatemalans stole a march on them and they want to make sure that that doesn’t happen. So we have a number of agreements which we want to sign with them and a number of very good things for Belize which will enhance the relationship which we have with Mexico and which will bring tremendous benefits to Belizeans from all walks of life. So that is what we are going to be doing.”

 

Elrington was also bestowed with the Order of the Aztec Eagle in Grade Band and Meade was awarded the Order of Distinction Belize in Grade Band.

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