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President Luis Abinader was in Puerto Plata on Saturday and Sunday, 10-11 October 2020. He is giving priority to promoting Puerto Plata’s tourism destinations for both domestic and international travelers. He met with tourism sector leaders. “It is Puerto Plata’s turn for development,” said Abinader, promising support to the destinations of Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete, working with the business community.

During his visit, he announced improvements in the access to the beaches. The government has allotted RD$48 million for the renovation of the Puerto Plata city market, to convert it into a city attraction. He promised to complete the restoration works of the historic city center.

Abinader has already announced the government is seeking that a public- private partnership invest in a shorter route from Santiago to Puerto Plata to bring the travel time...

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