The Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz, made a trip to Haiti on Tuesday, where she met with First Lady Martine Moise to discuss upcoming projects in Haiti supported by Spain.
The Spanish air force jet carrying the queen and the Spanish secretary of state for international cooperation, Fernando Garcia Casas, flew in from the neighboring Dominican Republic and landed a few minutes before 3:30 pm. This is his first visit to Haiti since her inauguration in June 2014. The two-day trip that falls within the framework of her country’s cooperation with Haiti.
During her stay in Haiti, Queen Letizia will have a very busy agenda, according to a press note from the office of Haiti first Lady Martine Moise. Among other things, The Queen of Spain met Haitian president Jovenel Moise and First Lady Martine Moise at a luncheon organized by their Excellencies, in her honor, at the National Palace.
Queen Letizia will also talk to some women’s associations in Haiti to get acquainted with the history and culture of the country, and her majesty plans to inaugurate the “new local Cooperation located in Turgeau, said the note. Before ending her journey, she and the first lady Martine Moïse will visit the center of the “Sisters of Saint Vincent de Paul of Cité Soleil” where the Spanish cooperation carries out a “work of sanitation and treatment of wastewater”.
This official visit of the Queen of Spain Haiti reflects the partnership between the two countries and their common desire to continue strengthening their cooperative relationship. The First Lady, Martine Moïse, intends to take advantage of her various meetings with the Queen to highlight the beauty of Haiti and the many opportunities offered by the country to international investors, especially to the Spanish.