5th French Week in Santo Domingo


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Feb 20, 2019

Presidency Minister Joel Santos spoke during the opening of the 5th French Week in the Dominican Republic at the Hotel Embajador and highlighted that the Dominican Republic is the leader in French foreign investment and France’s main trading partner in the Caribbean.

He spoke of the partnership between both countries for improvements in mass transport in the country’s two leading metropolitan areas – Greater Santo Domingo and Santiago. French technology (Alstom and Poma) are powering the mass transport works underway. The French export agency has lent the Dominican Republic more than EUR1 billion in loans towards these projects.

Santos spoke of how these actions are part of the strategic vision for taking advantage of the geographic location of the Dominican Republic to turn the country into the major logistics hub for the region while improving the quality of...

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