Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader and Vice President Raquel Peña led a Government Council at the National Palace on Tuesday afternoon.
As part of what was discussed at this meeting, they discussed the authorization of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, to be held on the 24th and 25th of this month in the Dominican Republic, where 17 will be received by leaders of the 21 that together with the Dominican Republic make up the Ibero-American community.
The execution of the fundamental themes of the Government was also reviewed.
These statements were offered by the spokesman and director of Strategy and Communication of the Presidency, Homero Figueroa, after the end of the council of ministers.
Figueroa stated that they received from the Chancellor all the details about the organizational progress of the important event that will put the Dominican Republic at the center of attention in Latin America.
“We have to feel proud because it is a recognition of the regional leadership that President Luis Abinader and the Dominican Republic have compared to their peers in Latin America.”
I also add that the celebration of the Summit is a great opportunity to project tourism in the country and for the international community to see the advantages of the Dominican Republic concerning foreign investment.
“It is a great opportunity to establish relationships with other colleagues, make exchanges and sign agreements ,” said Figueroa.
Fundamental attention to three aspects
On the issues to be discussed at the Summit, the spokesman and director of Strategy and Communication of the Presidency, Homero Figueroa, indicated that fundamental attention will be paid to three aspects.
The first will be the signing of a digital commitment letter, as well as the discussion of the environmental issue, with the signing of agreements based on this issue, and, finally, the importance of guaranteeing food security in all countries after the Recent events after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Referring to the Haitian issue, Figueroa said that it would be an important issue, both for the Ibero-American community and for the country, and maintained that President Abinader has been since the beginning of his Government developing an international awareness agenda regarding the need for the international community cooperate to recover citizen security in Haiti, stability and democratic institutions.