BDF headquarters undergo long overdue renovations

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Posted: Friday March 19, 2021. 7:50 PM CST.

By Zoila Palma: On Thursday, March 18, Minister of National Defense and Border Security Florencio Marin unveiled one of several infrastructure developments at the Belize Defense Forces (BDF) headquarters in Price Barracks.

Marin says his first priority was an inspection of all military installations across the country.

During his tour at Price Barracks, he noted the immediate need for repairs, which prompted the renovations.

The newly renovated ablutions are equipped with a state of the art solar powered water heating system, a new toilet / sewer area and a water tank system.

The ministry indicates that work is continuing on 5 other buildings among other developments to be carried out on this installation.

In his opening remarks, Marin stressed that under his leadership, the well-being of the men and women of Belize’s security forces is his top priority.

Deputy Commander of the BDF, Asariel Loria said this good faith gesture by the Ministry of National Defense is welcomed by the men and women of the BDF.

Also present at the ceremony Oscar Mira, Minister of State; Dario Tapia, Brigadier General (retired), Director General of the Ministry; and Joséphine Garbutt, administrative officer.

NB- An ablusion is a building that houses sanitary and sanitary facilities on a military base.


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