Andrew Rosindell MP, Baroness Hooper and Mr
Orlando Solórzano open the networking reception
“Team work” is the motto of SICA, said Guisell Morales-Echaverry, chargé d’affaires at the Nicaraguan Embassy and coordinator of the second successful SICA forum. The conference – attended by ministers, MPs and toplevel officials from the FCO, UKTI, European Commission, the Central American Business Council – highlighted exciting investment opportunities in the region following the signing of the Association Agreement with the EU.
A convivial networking reception followed, opened by Baroness Hooper, Chair of the British-Latin America APPG, Andrew Rosindell MP, Chair of the Central American APPG and the Minister of Development, Industry and Trade of Nicaragua Mr Orlando Solórzano, all of whom toasted the renewed ties between the UK and Central America.
PHOTOS: PIERRE DE VILLIERS
SICA heads of mission and staff members join the VIPs in toasting the SICA forum with some Belizean rum
Mr Andrew Rosindell MP, the Ambassador of Ecuador Ms Ana Alban, Baroness Hooper and Mr Bob Walter MP, chair of the IPU British Group
Vice Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee Mr Mike Gapes MP and Mr Andrew Rosindell MP, Chair of the Central American All Party Parliamentary Group