Authorities and union leaders of Puerto Plata met to analyze the progress of the work being done on the beach in the municipality of Sosúa.
The meeting was chaired by the Vice Minister of Destination Management of the Ministry of Tourism, Patricia Mejia, the congressman Aníbal Díaz, who heads the Tourism Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, as well as the priest Rogelio Cruz.
Also present were the governor of Puerto Plata, Claritza Rochtte de Senior; Senator Ginette Bournigal; the regional director of Tourism, Atahualpa Paulino; the mayor of Sosúa, Wilfredo Olivences, the trade unionist Luis Bencosme, among other personalities.
During the meeting, Vice Minister Mejía said that the renovation being carried out on the beach of Sosúa is part of the project being developed throughout the country with the objective of recovering public space on the beaches and, at the same time, to convert the informal vendors into small entrepreneurs.
The official clarified to the Sosúa Handicraft Vendors Association all the doubts presented, and also assured that the Ministry of Tourism will honor all the agreements that have been reached in this regard.
The provincial governor explained that the main objective of this meeting was to give continuity to the dialogue initiated by her and Senator Bournigal with the beach vendors, to listen to the doubts they had regarding the progress and execution of the renovation of the beach of Sosúa.
Deputy Aníbal Díaz, who has also been coordinating the dialogue between the Government and the beachgoers, indicated that on April 25 a technical meeting would be held on the beach of Sosúa to review the scope of the project.
Father Rogelio Cruz also congratulated the parties for a productive meeting, encouraging them to continue with the dialogue so that the information flows properly.