President Danilo Medina today received the credentials of new ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Mexico, Ecuador, Haiti and Kazakhstan.
The diplomats, who presented credentials in that order, are Juan Carlos Tirado Zavala, María del Carmen Larrea Chiriboga, André Daniel Supplice and Konstantin Zhigalov.
Accompanying the Head of State Vice President Margarita Cedeño de Fernández and Foreign Minister, Andrés Navarro, in a ceremony at the Hall of Ambassadors of the National Palace which began promptly at 11:00 am and concluded past noon .
During the ceremony also attended by the Vice Chancellor Alejandra Liriano; Ambassador, Head of State Ceremonial and Protocol, Pedro Gomez and deputy director of Ceremonial and Protocol of the Executive, Juan Francisco Rodríguez Elijah.
With the arrival of each of the ambassadors who presented their credentials, Battalion of the Presidential Guard, flag and band, played the notes of the Dominican national anthem and the national anthems of Mexico, Ecuador, Haiti and Kazakhstan .
Haiti André Daniel Supplice, was born on February 9, 1951 in Port au Prince. Sociologist, ethnologist. He studied at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston and the Faculty of Ethnology of the State University of Haiti BA and graduated from the School of Sociology at the University of Miami.
He was consul general in Tokyo, Japan, 1973. First Secretary of the Embassy of Haiti in Rome, 1974-1976; First Deputy Secretary Embassy of Haiti in Mexico 1976-1977, Director General of Immigration and Emigration 1977-1979, Secretary of the Interior and National 1979/1981 Defense.