Mayor of Tegucigalpa gives recognition to the Millennium Challenge Corporation
Tegucigalpa.- Ricardo Álvarez, mayor of Tegucigalpa, presented a special recognition to the Millennium Challenge Corporation, for its contribution to the economic growth of thousands of Hondurans that have benefited from the projects executed with donation funds from the people and government of the United States of America, through the Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras.
The recognition was received by the President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Mr. Daniel Yohannes, who visited the country to learn about the investments done in 16 of the 18 departments of Honduras.
Mr. Yohannes received from Ricardo Alvarez the recognition granted by the municipality of Tegucigalpa for the support given to the country.
The Mayor of Tegucigalpa explains to Mr. Yohannes the problems faced by the capital city, due to vulnerability during the rainy season.
The President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation observed from the mountain of “El Picacho”, the cities of Tegucigalpa and Comayaguela.
During his visit in Tegucigalpa, the representative of the United States Government visited the monument “Cristo del Picacho”, from where he observed the cities of Tegucigalpa and Comayaguela and learned directly from the Mayor about the problems afflicting the capital city since Hurricane Mitch.
“It´s a pleasure to be in Tegucigalpa and see all the progress achieved through the association between Honduras and the Millennium Challenge Corporation of the United States of America…this agreement is for and to the people of Honduras, and MCA-Honduras has implemented it extremely well…its leadership, professionalism, and unwavering commitment focused on one goal: to reduce poverty through economic growth”, said Mr. Yohannes.
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