Thursday, April 26, 2012


SIGNATURE OF AN AGREEMENT OF $9 MILLION WITH KUWAIT (Haiti Libre) - Laurent Lamothe, the Minister of Foreign Affairs has initialed, this Tuesday, April 24, an agreement of $9 million with Mr. Bassim Romani, the Director for Latin America of the Kuwaiti Fund for Development. $4.5 million will go to the Emergency Centre of the West and the other half will be used in the construction of a high school in Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, in the department of Nippes, and for two national schools.

During the ceremony held on the premises of the Chancellery, Minister Lamothe, welcomed the efforts undertaken by both countries to strengthen their bilateral relationship in order to promote sustainable development for the Haitian people.

While thanking Kuwait for this contribution, Laurent Lamothe assured the regional manager of the Kuwait Fund for Development of the frank cooperation of the Government of Haiti and of the country's strong commitment to continue to forge fraternal ties in the interests of both countries.

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