President Luis Abinader will travel to New York this Saturday to participate in the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) and will also complete an agenda that includes bilateral meetings and meetings with representatives of the Dominican diaspora.
According to a press release, the president will leave the country at six in the morning on the 18th of this month through the José Francisco Peña Gómez International Airport of Las Américas, on a commercial flight; Upon his arrival in New York, President Abinader will be received at the John F. Kennedy Airport by the Consul General in that city, Eligio Jáquez.
In the afternoon of that same day, the president will have a meeting with Dominican journalists based in the state of New York, and then, he will go to a welcome event organized by the Consulate General. The activity will take place at the Armory Track, 216 Fort Washington Ave, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Later, the head of state will have a discussion with elected officials of Dominican origin, the leadership of the Dominican community in New York, as well as with children of Dominicans born in the United States and nationalized Dominicans, between 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. p.m
On Sunday 19, President Luis Abinader will participate in the ceremony of recognition to personalities of the diaspora in the United States and presentation of new actions of the Dominican Institute Abroad (Index), to be held in Beverly Hills Manor, Bronx, from noon.
After there, he will attend the accountability event with the community abroad, at the George Washington High Auditorium, and in the evening, he will be present at the game between the Mets and the Philadelphia Philips, in which he will the launch of the first ball, at Citi Field.
Abinader will continue his agenda with participation in the World Leaders Forum of Columbia University, where he will offer a chair with the academic Jorge Castañeda and then he will attend the opening of the exhibition, “1961: Year of Freedom”, in collaboration with City College of NY (CUNY), at CUNY Park.
Subsequently, President Abinader will speak at the first virtual meeting with ministers from New York City.
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On Tuesday 21, the Dominican head of state will be participating in the opening of the debates in the hall of the UN General Assembly, where the secretary general of the organization and president of the Assembly, Antonio Guterres, will speak.
Will speak on wednesday
President Luis Abinader will speak before the members of the UN General Assembly, on Wednesday 22, between 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, in the order of twelve of the leaders who will exhaust their shifts that day, likewise, the Dominican president will hold bilateral meetings at the UN headquarters, and will also have a meeting with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, from Columbia University.
The Head of State will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Relations, Roberto Álvarez; the Administrative Minister of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza and the Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic to the UN, José Blanco.
Abinader is also scheduled to attend the opening of the new Banco de Reservas representative office in New York City, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. On Thursday 23, the president will return to the country starting at five in the afternoon.