Dominican Republic to attend Commonwealth Business Forum
Santo Domingo.- TheRoundtable of Commonwealth Countries in the Dominican Republic on Friday announcedit will represent Dominican Republic in the Business Forum of the Summit of theheads of state of the Commonwealth´s 53 countries.
Heads of government,ministers and more than 1,000 business leaders from Commonwealth countries are expectedto attend the summit slated for Malta.
“Queen Elizabeth II ofGreat Britain who is the Head of the Commonwealth, confirmed his attendance atthe Malta Summit which will take effect from 24 to 26 this November,” saidRoundtable chairman Fernando Gonzalez Nicolas in an emailed statement.
He said the DominicanRepublic has been invited to the Forum to showcase its business climate before53 Commonwealth countries. “The event in Malta will promote the advantagesoffered by Dominican Republic´s business climate, strategic geographic locationand attractive offer to foreign investment.”
“Today investors from Commonwealthcountries are the main foreign investors in the Dominican Republic, especially Canada,Britain, Australia and others, with significant investments in mining, banks, beverages,a movie studio, among other areas.”
Gonzalez stressed that DominicanRepublic despite not being a Commonwealth member, is the only Latin American countryinvited as exhibitor to the Forum.