Dominican crews wrap up Haiti road repairs after hurricane
Port-au-Prince.- Public Works minister Gonzalo Castillo announced Wednesday that the Dominican government concluded the repairs and clearing of roads of debris left by Hurricane Matthew in the city Les Cayes, as instructed by Dominican president Danilo Medina,.
The official met with Haiti counterpart Jean Evelt Eveillart and with Haiti government chief of staff Jean Max Bellerive, to announce the return of the last convoy of heavy equipment sent to the southwest coastal city as part of the aid to rebuild the Les Cayes-Tiburon road .
“All the basic work program that we had proposed has been concluded, and we are already to return as of today,” said Castillo, accompanied by the delegation which coordinated the aid with Haiti authorities.
He said Medina’s instructions were complied in full and in record time, and asked the international community “to continue to assist the Haitian people in this time of difficulty.”
The Dominican and Haitian officials met at the Dominican embassy in Port au Prince, where Castillo thanked Haiti’s Government for its good treatment to the Dominican delegation, “so that we could do the work we had set out to do in record time.”
Oct 28, 2016
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