Cedillo Welcomes Delegation from El Salvador to City Hall

Welcomes dignitaries from over 43 municipalities visiting from El Salvador

June 30, 2016

WHAT: Press Conference to Welcome Salvadoran Delegation  

WHO: Gilbert Cedillo, Councilmember, First District; Liduvina Magarin, Vice Minister for Salvadorans Living in the Exterior; Claudia Canjura, Ambassador of El Salvador in Washington DC; Mercedes Lopez, Consul General of El Salvador in Los Angeles; Merlin Barrera, Vice Minister of Commerce and Industry; Roberto Viera, Vice Minister of Tourism; Sigfrido Reyes, President of PROESA; William Pleitez, Director of Fomilenio 

WHEN: Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00am

WHERE: City Hall (Press Room Behind Council Chambers)

               200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHY: Councilmember Cedillo will host a delegation of dignitaries from El Salvador at Los Angeles City Council. The group includes 43 mayors from municipalities in El Salvador, representatives from the Consul General of El Salvador, the Ambassador of El Salvador, Tourist Board representatives, and other trade groups and associations.

The delegation arrived this week and will partake in a conference in Los Angeles to explore the enhancement of trade relations between Los Angeles and El Salvador. The conference focuses on introducing Salvadoran products to the U.S, market.

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