Hugo Swire

The police department has received a donation of two motorcycles from the British Government. According to a government press release, the donation was handed over this morning in Belmopan by the visiting Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Latin America Hugo Swire. The official release says that the motorcycles will be assigned to the Belmopan formation of the police department. Before handing over the motorcycles, Minister Swire and his delegation, which included the British High Commissioner to Belize Pat Ashworth held bilateral talks with Minister of National Security John Saldivar at his office in the nation's capital. Those talks covered a wide range of issues relating to security and hot the British government can lend further assistance to enhance the work of the police department, the Belize Defence Force and the Belize National Coast Guard. Also present at this morning' handing over of the donated motorcycles was the Commissioner of Police David Henderson.