American President Donald Trump, will send a US delegation to Haiti to attend the inauguration of President-elect Jovenel Moïse tomorrow February, 7th.
A White House statement says State Department deputy secretary for political affairs Thomas Shannon will head the presidential delegation that also includes the acting US ambassador to Haiti, Peter Mulrean, Acting Deputy Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kenneth Merten and Omarosa Manigault, assistant to the president and director of communications for the Public Liaison Office.
Moïse, who ran for president by former President Michel Martelly's Tet Kale Party, won the presidential in the first round with 55.67% of the votes cast in the November 20 election.
In a recent interview with Reuters, Moïse drew parallels between himself and President Trump and said that he was eager to work with his american homologue.
"President Trump and I are businessmen and everything a businessman wants is results," Moïse said. "I am therefore hopeful that we will all put in place to ensure that we comply with our peoples," he added.