The Embassy of the United States of America in Guatemala inaugurated this Thursday, 7 July Officially its new headquarters in the capital’s Zone 16, Kayala, Which was illuminated by the colors of that country’s flag: red, blue and white.
US Ambassador William Pope said In a few months it is expected that the new facilities will be open to the public. He said that the new places would be given better attention as there is more space.
Pope gave these statements during celebration of independence of the united states at the new headquarters of the embassy.
“It is an honor to have each of you here. To our celebration of 246 years of independence from the United States, But to celebrate our bilateral ties with Guatemala, we are also celebrating 173 years of our alliance and cooperation between Guatemala and the United States,” Pop said.
“It’s a Historic Night” Because we are inaugurating our new embassy (…), An embassy built by Guatemalan and American hands,” he said.
“This new building is going to be more convenient for visa applicants because it also We’ll have a huge space, To receive members of the public, to serve them with consular services, with great agility. So it promises improvement in terms of service, cooperation among all our agencies,” he said.
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“Tonight is the occasion to celebrate this building but also as a symbol of our bilateral cooperation, He said that our cooperation and our joint work between Guatemala and the United States.
In relation to the previous building located on Avenida de la Reforma, Zone 10 of the capital, Pope reveals what will happen to him.
“Eventually we’ll sell it, We are going to shut it down and consolidate all our offices here in Kayala,” he explained.
he said he would For what one wants for sale in the market.
Some information about the new building:
- least 1,800 Guatemalan and US employees participated in the creation of
- US $400 million new building investment
- More than 400 Guatemalan companies participated in the creation of
Today we celebrate independence #USAthe most precious national holiday of our country and #EmbPopp Welcomes, along with other US officials, guests who begin to attend the celebration that highlights our solid friendship #gua, #July4GT pic.twitter.com/BYtf1S65JK
— US Embassy Guatemala (@usembassyguate) 8 July 2022