Basseterre, St. Kitts (4 June, 2018) – On Thursday 24th May, at Government House, His Excellency, Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton, GCMG, CVO, QC, JP Governor General of St. Kitts-Nevis, received in audience, His Excellency Raymundo Ernesto Rodriguez Diaz, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of El Salvador to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
The Ambassador Extraordinary presented his Letters of Credence from President Salvador Sanchez Ceren to His Excellency, the Governor-General.
Ambassador Diaz, who is based at his embassy in Trinidad and Tobago, is a seasoned diplomat and has served in various capacities within El Salvador’s Foreign Service at home and abroad. His Excellency Ambassador Rodriguez Diaz has attended CARICOM Heads of Government Meetings and the Heads of States ACS Summit.
He is also accredited to Barbados, Grenada, The Cooperative Republic of Guyana, The Republic of Suriname, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Saint Kitts and Nevis and El Salvador established diplomatic relations in October 1992.
The Ambassador assured the Governor-General that opportunities are being explored for the strengthening of relations between both countries.
During this visit, the Ambassador also paid courtesy calls on the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and held discussions on areas of cooperation such as geothermal expansion and the possibilities of developing a student exchange program between both countries in order to promote cultural immersion and bilingualism in the Spanish and English Language.
H.E. Rodriguez was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Maria Cristina Guirola de Rodriguez.