More and more official efforts between Dominican Republic and Antigua and Barbuda are intensified by the establishment of closer ties between the two nations, the prospect that their governments can generate positive transformations to be expressed at higher stages of economic and social welfare for both countries.
This intention was evidenced again with the visit of the Minister of Tourism, Economy, Development, Research and Energy of the Caribbean nation, Asot A. Michael, the engineer Antonio Vargas Hernandez, NAO European Funds for Development of the Dominican Republic .
When visiting Vargas Hernández, Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, was accompanied by Consul Honorariode his country, Ricardo D. Koening, and the Consul General of the Dominican Republic in the nation, Adriano Alberto Herrera Rodríguez.
During the desk, and Michael Vargas Hernández, addressed the relevance and need to create an instance of forward link inthe development of a Memorandum of Understanding establishing the coordination and cooperation necessary to ensure the development of both peoples.
They also expressed their aspiration and the possibility that later they can fulfill prior formal invitation, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda to Santo Domingo, in order that the said memorandum is signed at the highest level, ie, between it and Dominican President Danilo Medina Sánchez.
Another issue addressed in the important meeting of senior officials of the two countries, was regarding the interest and importance of the two governments to identify common projects to jointly manage funding through the European Union.
Both also discussed and agreed on how meaningful it would be feasible to visit Antigua and Barbuda Dominicans to investors, in order that they may explore potential markets for investments in the sister nation.