The Dean of the Consular Corps accredited in the Dominican Republic and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Albania, José Manuel Romero, under the traditional consular ceremonial of rigor, paid a visit to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Álvarez Gil, on the occasion of presenting to the latter, the Style Copies of his Act of Election as Dean of the Consular Corps accredited in the Dominican Republic.
During the aforementioned meeting, both entities highlighted the very cordial political and cooperative relationship between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consular Corps accredited in the Dominican Republic, which for more than 70 years has united the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consular Corps accredited in the Dominican Republic. They also highlighted the support of the Consular Corps to different initiatives and projects, both in economic, institutional and rule of law matters.
“The current management of the Consular Corps that we head has as a transversal axis to contribute to the economy of the Dominican Republic, to support the strengthening of the investment climate, to concretize and accelerate foreign investments projected by entrepreneurs of the countries represented, as well as to facilitate foreign trade”, highlighted Dean Romero.
He added that, as a result of the above, several high-level mechanisms have been activated with the business sector, specifically with CONEP, ANJE, ADOEXPO and AMCHAM; as well as with the Dominican government, in the areas of Industry and Commerce, Tourism, ProDominicana and other agencies linked to the state financial sector. Special emphasis has been given by the Consular Corps, to the reform initiated by President Luis Rodolfo Abinader, in order to update the legal and regulatory framework for foreign investment in the country.
The Dean of the Consular Corps, Honorable Mr. José Manuel Romero, was accompanied by a delegation of consuls which also included Fernando González Nicolas, Vice Dean of the Consular Corps and Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Malaysia; Rayza Rodríguez, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Paraguay and member of the Board of Directors of the CC; Emilio Hasbún José, Honorary Consul of Barbados and member of the Board of Directors of the CC; and Elfriede Wernisch Ferrúa, Executive Director of the Consular Corps.
The Consular Corps accredited in the Dominican Republic is integrated by 142 Consuls, being these outstanding Dominican and foreign citizens, in which more than 80 sovereign states represented, have delegated their political, economic, cultural and protection of their interests.