Santo Domingo, 2 October 2021 (TDI): The Dominican Republic assumed the presidency of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States, on 1 October. According to the Ministry of Foreign Relations, this represents an important opportunity for the country to strengthen its presence and leadership which will help the country to consolidate its relations with the different member states and permanent observers.
According to the Dominican Republic’s Foreign Ministry, the representative of the country to the Organization, Josue Fiallo, will assume the presidency, under the guidance of the Foreign Minister, Robert Alvarez, during the period from October to December 2021.
Fiallo and Alvarez stated that it is a challenge and a privilege to assume the presidency and remarked on the responsibility and commitment of the Dominican Republic, in the preparation of the next General Assembly that will be in the country.
The General Secretary of OEA, Luis Almagro, Ambassadors of member states, and authorities of the Dominican Republic among others attended the ceremony.