As part of the consolidation of institutional alliances carried out by the Venezuelan Embassy in Honduras, the Venezuelan Ambassador in that Central American country, Dr. Claudio Sandoval, participated along with local authorities in the inauguration of the medical brigade for senior citizens in the city of Juticalpa, Olancho. This was carried out by the National Directorate of Social Intervention (DINIS), headed by Colonel Saul Coca and the municipal mayor’s office presided over by Mayor Uniberto Madrid.
The brigade had the technical assistance of Venezuelan specialists in the area of urology and physical education in a day of free healthcare for more than 30 older adults in this community, who showed their appreciation for the medical assistance received.
“We feel very honored to be able to be part of this initiative led by DINIS and that our Venezuelan talents have been added to the service of Honduran society. We hope that this is the first of many interventions in which the Venezuelan Embassy in Honduras can contribute its worth to the Honduran people,” said Ambassador Claudio Sandoval.
The Ambassador highlighted the importance that the Venezuelan people contribute to the development and social care of the population of the countries receiving our Diaspora: “this activity is a clear demonstration of the spirit of solidarity and the high level of education of our Diaspora and its clear demonstration of gratitude to the authorities and the Honduran people, who have received us and have given their support unconditionally in the very complex circumstances through which we Venezuelans have gone,” the Ambassador added.
Part of the work plans that the embassy has been developing are related to the consolidation of alliances with local authorities to bring benefits to both the Honduran population and Venezuelan residents: “The current diplomacy has transcended the importance of the relationship between the States, it has an important social angle, especially to be able to alleviate the sufferings that our citizens have in common, together with the particularities of the Venezuelan political, economic and social crisis. Above all, we are public servants,” said Ambassador Sandoval.
For his part, Huniberto Madrid, Mayor of Juticalpa, who was present at the conference, said: “We feel very honored by the visit of Mr. Ambassador and the support provided by Venezuelan doctors to our grandparents. They not only need it for their health, but they deserve it for all their struggle. We hope these ties between both countries continue to grow.
The day closed in the city of Catacamas, with a reception by the Municipal Corporation and the Mayor of the municipality, Lincoln Figueroa, in which they granted a letter of recognition and the keys of the city to Ambassador Claudio Sandoval.
“This brief meeting is a door that opens to affirm the bonds of brotherhood between our countries and show the interest to cooperate in projects that benefit Catacamas, the largest municipality in Central America,” ended the Mayor Lincoln Figueroa.