Ambassador of the Dominican Republic Comes to MGIMO

Ambassador of the Dominican Republic Comes to MGIMO

4 March 2019

March 4th, the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Russia, Jose Manuel Castillo Betances came to MGIMO to meet with students and the management of the University.

The Ambassador was greeted by MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for Human Resources Vladimir Morozov and the Senior Lecturer at the Department of Spanish Language Studies Alla Zenkovich, who described to the guest the activities of the Ibero-American Center and the Latin American Club. Jose Manuel Castillo Betances, in fluent Russian, spoke about the time he spent in the USSR as a student.

After the meeting, the Ambassador delivered a lecture to students of the University describing the economic situation in the Dominican Republic and recent projects to develop infrastructure and tourism. The guest also took questions from the audience and commented on bilateral relations.

— See the MGIMO web-site for russian version