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Haiti – Cooperation : «Electric» meeting between Turkish President Erdogan and Jovenel Moïse


Haiti – Cooperation : «Electric» meeting between Turkish President Erdogan and Jovenel Moïse

15/11/2020 08:42:10

On Saturday November 14, the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by telephone with President Jovenel Moïse.

Opportunities for cooperation that would strengthen relations between Turkey and Haiti were widely discussed.

The two Presidents discussed in particular the issue of energy, the progress of the electricity project and cooperation in the fields of security, construction, infrastructure and waste management.

President Erdoğan said Turkey and Haiti have great potential for cooperation in many areas, besides energy, he cited construction, steel, health and services. The Turkish President expressed his conviction that with measures to be taken in these areas, the volume of bilateral trade will rise to higher levels.

Following this telephone interview, Jovenel Moïse followed up on the 2 floating power plants from Turkey and clarified “As part of the electrification of Haiti, the Ministry of Public Works has transmitted for approval, to the National Commission of Markets Public, the KPS contract relating to 2 Turkish boats [floating power plants] for the production of 115 Mw of electricity in total aiming to serve the Cap-Haitien 24/24 [36 Mw] and improve distribution in the metropolitan area [79 Mw]. It is not just Cap that will be electrified 24 hours a day by the Turkish boat. The municipalities of Grande Rivière du Nord, Acul du Nord, Plaine du Nord, Milot, Limbé, Bas Limbé and Port Magot will also be,” informed on Saturday Jovenel Moïse.

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