President Abinader tours Colonial City for start of second urban renewal phase


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader accompanied Tourism Minister David Collado and National District Mayor Carolina Mejía for the symbolic start of works for the second phase of the Colonial City renovation works. A US$90 million loan will fund renewal works in the historical city area that is the main touristic attraction in the capital city. It is a follow-up to a previous InterAmerican Development Bank loan for US$30 million.

The Integral Tourism and Urban Development Program of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo (Pidtuccsd) seeks to improve the urban, economic and cultural tourism aspects in the Colonial City.

“We will work tirelessly to turn our Colonial City into a world-class tourist attraction, to raise cultural tourism and expand our current offerings,” said President Luis Abinader as he led a tour of different points in the area.

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