Sovereign Military Hospitaller
Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta


The Grand Master receives the President of Honduras

The Grand Master receives the President of Honduras

The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, received Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado, President of  Honduras, in the Magistral Palace.

The talks focussed on the Order of Malta’s activities in the central American country and the status of negotiations regarding a cooperation agreement for development of social-health and natural-disaster prevention programmes in Honduras.  During the meeting, the President also stressed his country’s need to build up an efficient voluntary service.

Accompanying the President of the Honduras were the President of the National Congress, Mauricio Oliva, the President of the Supreme Court, Jorge Alberto Rivera, and the Minister of the Presidency, Reinaldo Antonio Sanchez.