The following is excerpted from the Church Newsroom. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.

Elder Ulisses Soares, a senior leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met with the president of Guatemala Tuesday during a ministry visit to Central America.

Elder Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles traveled to the Guatemala National Palace in Guatemala City for a historic meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, who took office in January.

[dfads params='groups=2870&limit=1&orderby=random']

“We spent 30 minutes together talking about his initiatives, his projects, his ideas about humanitarian projects, nutrition of the children in this country,” said the apostle. “I think he has a great future, and people are very confident that he can do something. And we as a church, we want to join him on these initiatives as we are doing here in this country already.”

To read the full article, CLICK HERE.