The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Commerce added three (3) new envoys to its list of accredited ambassadors as a means of strengthening diplomatic ties with St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
The countries are the Republic of El Savador, the Republic of Ghana, and the Republic of Ecuador.
The Ambassadors of the aforementioned countries were welcomed to this Island during the month of July, 2018 to present their letters of credence to the Governor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
On Tuesday 17th July, 2018 at Government House, H.E. Raymundo Ernesto Rodriguez-Diaz, Ambassador of the Republic of El Savador presented his letters of credence to the Governor General, His Excellency Sir Frederick Ballantyne.
The Ambassador is accredited to St. Vincent and the Grenadines with residency in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
H.E. Napoloen Abdulai, High Commissioner of the Republic of Ghana also presented his credentials to the Governor General on 23rd July, 2018.
On Monday, July 30, 2018, H.E. Maria Augusta Calle Andrade, Ambassador of Ecuador presented her letters of credence to Acting Governor General, Mr. Noel Clarke. Both the Ghanian and the Ecuadorian Ambassadors are resident in Cuba.
All these ambassadors have reaffirmed their countries commitment to enhancing and deepening their cooperation with St. Vincent and the Grenadines within the framework of south-to-south cooperation.