WASHINGTON, DC - USAID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Mark Feierstein and Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo A. Valenzuela will travel to El Salvador from February 9-11. Feierstein and Valenzuela seek to deepen and enhance El Salvador's bilateral partnership with the United States, through the Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development. The delegation will also discuss joint efforts to ensure the safety and security of Salvadoran citizens and will meet with political and private sector leaders.
USAID programs in El Salvador endeavor to create economic opportunities, lower crime, promote a more efficient judiciary, support government accountability, and improve access to healthcare and education.
For regular trip updates, follow Assistant Administrator Feierstein's Twitter feed @MarkFeierstein
Last updated: November 13, 2013