Majeed appointed Guyana’s first non-resident Ambassador to El Salvador

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Ambassador Halim Majeed presenting his Letters of Credence to El Salvador President Salvador Sánchez Cerén

Ambassador Halim Majeed, who is concurrently accredited to the Republic of Cuba and the Dominican Republic, recently presented his Letters of Credence to the President of
the Republic of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, and was accredited Non-Resident  Ambassador of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to the Republic of El
Salvador.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while in El Salvador, the Ambassador also met with Foreign Minister (ag), Carlos Castaneda, and Minister of Economy,  Dr Luz Estrella to discuss the enhancement of bilateral relations between the two countries and possible areas of mutual cooperation.

During a meeting with acting Foreign Minister Castaneda, Ambassador Majeed shared that
“Guyana will pursue robustly the various elements of our bilateral relations in a framework
of goodwill, friendship and understanding that would redound to our mutual benefit”. The
Foreign Minister (ag) also extended an invitation to Guyana to participate in the El Salvador
International Trade Fair on November 14-18, 2018.

Ambassador Majeed was accompanied by a small Guyana Trade Delegation which
included Chairman of Demerara Distillers Limited, Mr Komal Samaroo and Chairman of
Nand Persaud Group of Companies, Mr Ragendra Persaud.

Guyana and El Salvador established diplomatic relations on May 1, 1992. The two countries
are commonly involved in a number of regional bodies, such as t he Caribbean Community
(CARICOM)/ Central American Integration System (SICA) mechanism, the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States
(CELAC).

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