President Abinader thanks the Dominican community for its support of the country.


New York.- President Luis Abinader stated that he has come to this city as a token of gratitude to the Dominican community residing abroad for all the support they provide to the country.

The president expressed that he is proud to represent the country in the Dominican Parade in Manhattan and to reunite with the Dominican community in this critical activity.

“We are proud to be representing the Dominican Republic in this great activity, where we have to thank the great Dominican diaspora for all the support that it gives us, that it gives to our country, and the truth is that this is the least we can do. , come to this parade to say thank you, thank you very much for all the support and that they know that they always have their country there waiting for them,” he said.


President Abinader spoke in these terms when talking to the press during the reception given to him by a commission from the Senior Management of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel.

The ruler also said that during these two days, he would take the opportunity to hold meetings with the Dominican community. He announced that he will do so in September when he returns to participate in the United Nations General Assembly with critical issues.

“We are delighted to be here, and the main thing is that we come as President of the Republic, the first time to say thank you, thank you to all the diaspora and what it represents for our country, what this entire Dominican community represents here in New York and throughout the United States and what we thank you for is that we come,” President Abinader insisted.

The head of state arrived accompanied by his wife, the first lady Raquel Arbaje; the president of the Senate, Eduardo Estrella; the administrative minister of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza; the Dominican consul in New York City, Eligio Jáquez, and the Dominican ambassador to the United States, Sonia Guzmán.

At the reception for President Abinader at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dr. Rafael Lantigua, vice dean of the Columbia University School of Medicine; Ambassador José Blanco, head of the Dominican mission to the United Nations; Neftalí Fuertes, liaison of the Executive Branch for the diaspora; the deputy Bolívar Valera; Yulin Mateo, president of the PRM in New York, and Alejandro Rodríguez, of the presidential administration in New York.

The Dominican ruler will continue his work schedule with his participation at 8:00 pm in a gala dinner at the Greentree Country Club.

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At 9:00 in the morning on Saturday, he will participate in a breakfast with the Sectionals and Consuls. Later, she will lead the signing of the agreement for promulgating the Driver’s License Law, an activity coordinated by the State of New York Governor, Kathy Hochul.

At 11:10 in the morning, he will lead the act of handing over the keys for homes to Dominicans residing in the United States, which will take place at the Dominican consulate.

Later, the president will go to Inwood Hill Park for a meeting and photograph with the children of the oldest baseball league in Manhattan.

Then, he will receive recognition from active and retired police officers in the Columbia University Alumni Hall. Similarly, she will hold a meeting with Northeastern elected officials in Bakersfield.

He will conclude his agenda on Saturday with the award ceremony for INDEX in the Student Hall of Columbia University.

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On Sunday, the head of state will meet with the Hudson Restaurant community, coordinated by Congressman Adriano Espaillat.

At 1:00 in the afternoon, President Abinader will participate in the Dominican Parade in Manhattan as the first Dominican president to participate in this activity, the most important carried out by the diaspora.


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