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Commercial Envoy of the Prime Minister of Great Britain to visit Panama and meet with Chancellor Janina Teveney

Baroness Gloria Dorothy Hooper, Commercial Envoy of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Member of the House of Lords of the British Parliament, will visit Panama from May 30 to June 1, 2023, he said in a statement.

He indicated that the visit seeks to strengthen trade and investment ties between Panama and the United Kingdom in areas such as “green development”, education and security.

During her event, Baroness Hooper will meet with Foreign Minister Janaina Teveni Mencomo, with whom she will discuss some aspects of the bilateral relationship in the area of ​​”green growth” and sustainability that emerged from the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two countries. In 2022. ,

Another important item on the agenda is the implementation of the existing Association Agreement between the United Kingdom and Central America, which governs trade and cooperation relations between Great Britain and the sub-region.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, 31 May, the Prime Minister’s Business Envoy will inaugurate a conference called “Green Growth: The Sustainability Challenge”, which was organized jointly between the British Embassy and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) .

The event seeks to foster local and regional discussion of specific issues such as green hydrogen, electric mobility, waste management and sustainable infrastructure.

Also on the agenda for Baroness Hooper is the education sector. In the context of the visit and tour of the new campus of “King’s College”, the Baroness will meet with the Vice-Minister of Education, José Pio Castillero, to discuss cooperation between the United Kingdom and Panama on issues such as bilingualism, STEM and more. Education and other…

Finally, Hooper will attend as guest of honor the opening of the National Customs Authority’s new Container Monitoring Centre, an important project of technical and technological cooperation in the security sector, partly funded by the United Kingdom of Great Britain …

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