President Martelly to participate in Latin American Sumit

By: Martelly News - November 30 2011, 5:56 PM

President Martelly participate in the first Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Commonwealth of Latin Americans and Caribbean 2 and 3 December

Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, November 30, 2011: President of the Republic, HE Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, leave the country on Thursday, December 1st, to Caracas, Venezuela, where he will attend, on 2 and 3 December 2011 the first Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Commonwealth of Latin Americans and Caribbean (CELAC).

This meeting is part of the monitoring of the 21st annual Summit of the Rio Group, held in Playa del Carmen (Mexico) in February 2010 and in which was announced the creation of the organization "Commonwealth of Latin American and Caribbean ".

The Head of State is invited by his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, an official dinner on the occasion of the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Independence of Venezuela.

President Martelly believes that relations between Haiti and Venezuela are a particular character in part because of special historical ties of solidarity that developed between the two states and is therefore committed to strengthen them.

The President of the Republic will take the opportunity to meet with several personalities of CELAC on cooperation between Haiti and other developing countries.

The CELAC is a multilateral political body whose main objective is to consolidate the integration and complementarity among the 33 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Before flying to Caracas, the Head of State, who will head a large delegation, will give a press conference at 11: 00 AM at the Diplomatic Room of the Toussaint Louverture International Airport.

The broadcast media, print and television is cordially invited to cover this event.

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