OFFICIAL GREETINGS OF PRESIDENT MARTELLY ON THE OCCASION OF YEAR-END CELEBRATIONS
(Haiti Libre) -
Michel Martelly, the President of the Republic, accompanied by the First Lady, Sophia Martelly and the Prime Minister Garry Conille, officially received, in the early evening of Thursday, December 29, 2011, the traditional greetings and wishes of the year-end for senior civil servants of the State and representatives of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps.
The ceremony of communion and of national conviviality held at the National Palace was in the presence, among others, of the senior officials of the executive, parliamentarians, representatives of the judiciary and the Apostolic Nuncio. It was an opportunity for the Head of State to wish a successful year 2012 for Haiti and for the entire world.
President Martelly gave clear instructions to members of the Government so that this new year may be better and that concrete actions will be made. After only seven months in office, the evidence of the strong commitment and efforts of the Head of State to promote the establishment of a climate of openness, tolerance and solidarity among its citizens is indisputable.
The Apostolic Nuncio was among those who recognized the dynamism and dedication of the President of the Republic, who he welcomes as the vision of change. Monsignor Bernardito Ausa had among other things referred to the four "E"'s (Education, Environment, Employment, Rule of law).
The representative of Pope Benedict XVI in Haiti renewed the commitment of friendly countries to continue to support the Haitian government in the fight towards the real progress and change.