Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona, executive vice president of the National Council for Change and Constitutional President of the Dominican Republic, participated this Tuesday morning in the opening of the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) at its headquarters in New York City.
The Dominican president arrived at the UN headquarters at 8:50 a.m. accompanied by the ministers of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Álvarez; Administrative of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza and the Dominican ambassador to the United Nations, José Blanco.
The opening of the assembly began with the words of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres; the president of Brazil, Jaír Bolsonaro; and the president of the United States, Joe Biden.
While, in the continuation of his agenda in this city, President Abinader has scheduled bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Guatemala, Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei and Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso.
Later, at 12:30 noon he will have another bilateral meeting with the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena.
Then, at 1:00 p.m., the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the UN will be transferred.
From 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Abinader will meet with Professor Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the UN.
Later, at 5:00 p.m. he will lead the presentation of the new representative office of the Banco de Reservas in NY, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, where several facilities will be announced.
In this activity he will be accompanied by the First Lady, Raquel Arbaje; the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Álvarez and Administrative of the Presidency, José Ignacio Paliza; the Ambassador in Washington, Sonia Guzmán; Ambassador José Blanco and the Consul General in the State of New York, Agron. Eligio Jáquez Cruz.
Also, his special assistants Eilyn Beltran and Mercedes Pichardo, and the head of his bodyguard, Major General of the Dominican Republic Army Celin Rubio. President Abinader is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly tomorrow, Wednesday, in turn 12.