President of Dominican Republic Danilo Medina Sanchez (Internet image)
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KINGSTON – President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina Sanchez, is scheduled to arrive on Monday for a one-day State visit.
Medina, who is scheduled to arrive at the Norman Manley International Airport at 10 a.m. will hold talks with Prime Minister Andrew Holness on a range of bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.
The visit will be highlighted by the conferment of the Order of Excellence on the Dominican Republic President by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen during a ceremony at King’s House – the official residence of the Governor General.
Medina will, in turn, confer the State Honour of Dominican Republic on Holness.
The packed agenda will also include a visit to the Embassy of the Dominican Republic here where the president will meet with Ambassador Jose Tomas Ares, and business people from the Dominican Republic in Jamaica.
He is also scheduled to receive a courtesy call from Leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips.
Medina will depart Kingston for the western city of Montego Bay on Monday evening, where he will participate in the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) global conference at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from November 27 to 29. (CMC)