President Luis Abinader is scheduled to travel to New York City on Saturday, 18 September for a five-day visit. In New York agenda he will meet with the Dominican community and then speak at the 76th United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, 22 September. An estimated 1.5 million Dominicans live in the New York area.
On Sunday, 19 September, President Abinader will pitch the first ball at the Mets vs. Phillies game at the Citi Field. On 20 September, President Abinader will participate in the World Leaders Forum at Columbia University. He will also attend the opening of an exhibition at City College of New York.
The Presidency reports that Abinader will travel with Foreign Relations Minister Roberto Alvarez, Administrative Minister of the Presidency Jose Ignacio Paliza. The Dominican mission to the United Nations is head by Ambassador Jose Blanco.
President Abinader is scheduled to return on Thursday, 23 September 2021.
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17 September 2021