Santo Domingo, July 27 (EFE). – The United States has donated $251 million to the Dominican Republic, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the country, according to an agreement signed on Tuesday between the two countries.
With the donation, the US Agency for International Development’s cooperation strategy for the next five years is launched in the country, according to a statement from the presidency issued on Tuesday.
The agreement, which aims, among other areas, to preserve the environment and improve health and other public services, was signed by Dominican President, Luis Abenader, and Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy, Robert W. Pediatrics for Tomorrow, at the headquarters of Pediatrics for Tomorrow.
He added that this initiative “is the best aspect of cooperation and understanding between two allied countries.”
This bilateral agreement also responds to the conclusions reached by both countries after the High Level Dialogue on Institutional Reforms on April 28, the statement said.
For his part, Thomas, currently the United States’ highest-ranking diplomat in Santo Domingo, emphasized that the objectives of the agreement would respond to the priority areas outlined in the Dominican Republic’s National Development Strategy and the Dominican Republic’s administration priorities. President Abenader
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