In his recent successful tour of several states of the American Union, which took him to New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts, where he had contact with the Dominican community residing in those states, Mayor Abel Martinez, received several awards from mayors, senators and state representatives, where they recognize his great work for the benefit of the municipality of Santiago.
Among the recognitions received by Mayor Abel Martinez, was that of the Secretary of Hudson County, in the state of New Jersey, Junior Maldonado, who expressed in a certificate delivered to Martinez, that he has transformed the city of Santiago de los Caballeros and that he is an example to follow in all of Latin America and the Caribbean.
While Kendrys Vásquez, mayor of Lawrence Massachusetts, also highlighted the great work developed by Abel Martínez, as mayor of the municipality of Santiago, for which he proclaimed his view as “Distinguished Guest of the City”.
Martinez, also received another parchment of recognition from Barry Finegold, State Senator, and State Representative Frank Moran, both stressed that the municipal executive of Santiago de los Caballeros, has managed to turn the city into one of the most attractive masses of the Dominican Republic, saying that they have been echoed through Dominicans living there and the positive press reports.
In the meetings where he was recognized, Martinez was accompanied by former senators Josecito Hazim and Ruben Dario Cruz, former mayors Walter Musa, Nelson Guillen and Alfredo Martinez, as well as Congressman Gustavo Sanchez, and other important personalities who accompanied him on his successful tour.
Abel Martinez developed during three days a successful tour that put him in direct contact with the important Dominican community that resides in different cities of the three states visited, as well as with Dominican businessmen, from whom he was able to listen to their concerns about how they live outside their homeland and what they aspire for the future of their country.