BILLIONAIRE FINANCIER GEORGE SOROS MEETS WITH HAITIAN PRESIDENT MARTELLY
(Defend Haiti) - By Hérold Israël
PORT-AU-PRINCE - The President of the Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly, had a working meeting in the afternoon of Tuesday, September 20, 2011, with the famous businessman and philanthropist George Soros; as part of the constant efforts of the Head of State to attract significant investment to Haiti and lead to a revival of the national economy.
The President, who said he was aware of other support measures to be taken by the state to encourage such investments, promised to his interlocutor and his friends that he is not only inviting them to invest in the country, but he comes also to give them the guarantee that these investments will be protected with the establishment of the rule of law; part of his commitment to supporting non-stop creation of new jobs across the country.
President Martelly thanked Mr. Soros for the support of his foundation which is important in Haiti and encouraged him to maintain this commitment before applying himself as a "businessman" and invited him and his friends, to consider the new opportunities that Haiti can provide.
The discussions were fruitful and the President has done advocacy for Haiti, notifying that gone are the days of talking about change for Haiti; but now coveting concrete actions. Mr. Soros told him he too, wants to see Haiti recover and he promised to provide all assistance to this new boom.