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President Luis Abinader announced on TV and digital platforms on Tuesday, 14 November 2023 the renegotiation of the Aerodom airport concession contract, signed in 1999 during the first Leonel Fernandez administration. President Abinader said that the 1999 that expires in 2030 did not generate benefits for the Dominican government nor guarantee the best conditions for airport infrastructure.
President Abinader said the renegotiation will bring revenues between US$1.9 and US$2.15 billion to the government. “That is the difference in the negotiations carried out by our government and the previous one,” he stated. Leonel Fernandez is the leading contender in the quest for the Presidency in 2024. Fernandez seeks a fourth term in government. Abinader seeks to be reelected in the 19 May 2024 vote.
President Abinader said the new contract that extends the concession from 2030 to...