US Congress Delegation Visits President Martelly

Colonel La - October 11 2011, 11:41 AM

Haiti - Politic: U.S. Congressional Delegation in Port-au-Prince
11/10/2011 09:29:19

An ten-member, bipartisan U.S. Congressional delegation, led by Chairman David Dreier, a Republican of California, visited Port-au-Prince as part of the ongoing House Democracy Partnership (HDP) program with the Haitian parliament.

During their visit, the group met with Haitian President Martelly, visited the U.S. government-funded construction site of the new parliament, and participated in joint seminars with Haitian Senators and Deputies on the role of legislators in representing their constituency, budget analysis, and oversight.

After the visit, Chairman Dreier said, "The Haitian parliament has an essential role in ensuring accountability to the Haitian people, and today

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