PRESS RELEASE NO. 3
The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, Ambassador Jose Manuel Trullos, invited Minister Asot Michael to a meeting during his visit to the Dominican Republic. In the meeting the Ministers discussed the interest to continue developing strong bilateral relations.
In the meeting Vice-Minister, Cesar Dargam and Ambassador Ivan Ogando, shared a series of projects that will benefit our nations in the areas of security, agriculture, tourism, sports and education. Adriano Herrera, the Dominican Republic Consul General in Antigua and Barbuda shared some of the progress made in trade and development.
Ing. Antonio Vargas, National Authorizing Officer for the European Development Funds, expressed his interest in jointly creating a development program that will benefit our countries with the support of the European Union. The creation of joint projects to promote regional integration will lead to more investment and development in the Caribbean.
The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs thanked Minister Michael for the cordial meeting and reminded him of the rich history and strong ties that our nations have shared for over 50 years.