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Danilo Medina makes a farewell tour of the National Palace in his last days as president of the Dominican Republic

President Danilo Medina says goodbye to his employees at the National Palace, two days after leaving the Presidency of the Republic.

Medina has started the tour of the first floor of the Government House, and is accompanied by the legal consultant Flavio Darío Espinal; the Minister of the Presidency, Gustavo Montalvo; the Administrative Minister José Ramón Peralta, among others. Vice President Margarita Cedeño de Fernández is not on the farewell walk.

The employees receive him with applause.

Danilo Medina has been president of the country since 2012. This Sunday, August 16, he hands over the destinies of the country to Luis Abinader and the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM).

His words on Thursday

In his last address to the nation as president of the country, Danilo Medina affirmed last night that he leaves the National Palace with his head held high and with the satisfaction of his duty accomplished.

Medina spoke after inaugurating the San Bartolomé Provincial Hospital, in Neiba, and his message was transmitted to the country via television channels and social networks.

“I am leaving with my head held high. I go as I entered. I worked more than 12 hours a day, without a single day off. I gave all my time and my sacrifice to serve the Dominican people ”, assured the president after eight years of government management (2012-2020).

The president detailed what he considers achievements of his management at the level of health, education, employment, electricity, humanization of prisons, economy, tourism, among others; and added that he has complied with his government program.

In addition, he stressed that the public policies that he has applied were adjusted to the needs of the population, so he has not done anything different from what he said he was going to do.

From Listín Diario.

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