|The Governments of Belize and the Republic of Kazakhstan Establish Diplomatic Relations
The Governments of Belize and the Republic of Kazakhstan have established diplomatic relations at the Ambassadorial level. The signing took place in Washington, D.C. Thursday, November 7, 2013. Signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was His Excellency Nestor Mendez, Ambassador of Belize to the United States of America. Signing on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan was His Excellency, Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United States of America. H.E. Ambassador Mendez was accompanied by Ms. Ardelle Sabido, Deputy Chief of Mission/Minister Counsellor; Ms. Kendall Belisle, First Secretary; and Ms. Lauren Quiros, Second Secretary/Consul, members of the staff at the Embassy of Belize in Washington, D.C.
The establishment of diplomatic relations with the Republic of Kazakhstan, located in Central Asia, is consistent with the Government of Belize’s foreign policy objective of expanding its diplomatic reach and forging ties with non-traditional partners and emerging nations.
Both Ambassadors reiterated their commitment to strengthening the ties between their two nations by identifying potential areas of cooperation