Taiwan_Team_-_Hon_Saldivar_1A luncheon was held in honor of the Taiwanese technical team that traveled to Belize with the aim of assembling two helicopters that were donated to our country by Taiwan. The team, which is led by Colonel Ao, Cheng- Lin, has a total of seventeen members made up of technicians, engineers, mechanics and two army pilots who were all welcomed by the Ambassador of the Republic of China to Belize, H.E. Benjamin Ho.

Present at the luncheon were the Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, the Chief Executive Officer, Colonel (Ret) George Lovell and the Commander of the Belize Defense Force, Brigadier General David Jones who were all presented with gifts from the team.

The Taiwanese group arrived in Belize on April 5TH and had completed the assembling of the helicopters by the 18th of April. The helicopters are scheduled to be officially handed over to the Ministry of National Security during a ceremony tomorrow that will take place at the BDF headquarters at the Price Barracks in Ladyville.

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