Economy May 26, 2015 | 11:31 am

Costa Rica, Dominican Republic eye sweeping agreements

Santo Domingo.- Costa Rica Foreign minister Manuel Gonzalez Sanz arrived in the Dominican Republic capital Monday to take part in a bilateral meeting today, when he’ll sign several agreements and meet with president Danilo Medina and Dominican Foreign minister Andrés Navarro, EFE reports.

González attends the Costa Rica-Dominican Republic Bilateral Meeting to discuss trade, investment and others topics and sign agreements in ??education, technical, financial, economic, scientific and cultural cooperation.

The agreement on education seeks to create regular contacts and cooperation to develop education through the Dominican Foreign Ministry’s Higher Education in Diplomatic and Consular Training Institute, with its Costa Rica counterpart.

The second agreement between San Jose’s and Santo Domingo’s Economy ministries aims to promote programs and projects in areas of joint interest, based on priorities in their national development strategies and policies.

In a statement, the Dominican Foreign Ministry said the agreement will promote joint technology development projects linking think tanks with industrial entities, involving even regional and multilateral organizations. “González will meet with Navarro at the Foreign Ministry early Tuesday and with president Danilo Medina at the National Palace later at noon.”

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