On Monday 12 April 2021, Hon. Florencio Marín Jr., Minister of National Defence and Border Security, received a courtesy visit from Lieutenant Colonel Reiner Jantos, Germany’s Defence Attaché, at the Curl Thompson Building, Belmopan. Image Above: Left to Right: Hon. Oscar Mira, Hon. Florencio Marín Jr., Lt. Col. Reiner Jantos, and Hon. Ramiro Ramirez
During their meeting, Minister Marin and Lieutenant Colonel Jantos pledged to continue to promote the spirit of goodwill and mutual interests and to strengthen the existing good relationship of cooperation between the two countries. They also discussed training opportunities for the military forces.
Minister Marín was accompanied by Hon. Oscar Mira, Minister of State in the Ministry; Brigadier General (Ret’d) Dario Tapia, CEO in the Ministry; Admiral John Borland, chief of defence staff in the Ministry; and Hon. Ramiro Ramirez, Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government. Accompanying the Defence Attaché were Lars Behrend, First Secretary for México and Central America, and Sergeant Major Sascha Peters.