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Monday, 16 October 2017

Haiti has received more than €100 million from Germany since 2010

The German Ambassador to Haiti, Manfred Auster, who took up his post around 12 months ago, on Thursday outlined the achievements of cooperation between Germany and Haiti since 2010. In that period, Germany has invested €115 million – or $135 million – in various projects in Haiti. Standing alongside representatives of German and Haitian organisations, the Ambassador underlined the financial and moral support given to the world’s first independent black republic. Ambassador Manfred Auster repeatedly underlined the strength of diplomatic ties between Haiti and Germany over the past ten years. Europe’s strongest economy has invested €115 million or $135 million in various projects in Haiti. These investments, the German ambassador said, include the rehabilitation of the Péligre hydroelectric power plant, to which Germany contributed €28 million or $33 million, as well as a €1.5 million ($2.4 million) contribution to emergency aid after Hurricane Matthew.

Source: www.lenouvelliste.com