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President Luis Abinader met privately for an hour and 20 minutes with Abdulla Shahid, president of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid at the Presidential Palace on Friday, 17 June 2022. The visit was Shahid’s first to Latin America. The Presidency said that main issues afflicting the Caribbean region were covered in the closed door meeting. President Abinader has insisted on more global cooperation for the security, economic, social and political crisis in neighboring Haiti.
Shortly after, Shahid and President Abinader participated in a panel on tourism and environment to discuss key tourism sector issues. Attending was the vice president of the Punta Cana Group, Paola Rainieri and the president of the National Association of Hotels and Tourism (Asonahores), Rafael Blanco Tejera. On the table were environmental issues such as the sargassum that is affecting the Caribbean Sea and is...