Presentation of the Director General of the IADB Secretariat.

On July 30, 2021, the presentation ceremony of the Brigade General with a Diploma of the General Staff, Porfirio Fuentes Velez, belonging to the Mexican Army, was held at the “Soldier’s House”, who will serve as General Director of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) from July 2021 to June 2023.

General Fuentes Velez thanked this ceremony and mentioned that he is coming to join the IADB work team with the intention of continuing to promote the activities of this hemispheric organization for the benefit of the nations of the continent; likewise, he will seek to strengthen the IADB as an advisory entity to the Organization of American States (OAS) on military and defense matters.