The delegation at the Dominican Ministry of Energy and Mines
Between November 2 and 12, 2022, an AGH UST delegation went on a visit to the Dominican Republic with Professor Rafał Wiśniowski, AGH UST Vice-Rector for Cooperation, at the helm.
The delegation members from the AGH UST included: Dr (Eng.) Krzysztof, Coordinator for Cooperation with the Carribean, Australia, and Oceania; Aleksandra Perkins-Oleszkowicz, MA, Head of the Section for International Agreements and Projects at the Centre for International Affairs; and Agnieszka Klisowska, MA, Rector’s Office employee and translator for the AGH UST delegation.
The mission also included Piotr Dziadzio, Undersecretary of State, Chief National Geologist, and representatives of the Polish Geological Institute and the Department of Geological Supervision and Raw Materials Policy of the Ministry of Climate and Environment.
The visit abounded with a series of meetings with Antonio Almonte Reynoso, the Minister of Energy and Mines; Victor O. Bisonó Haza, the Minister of Industry and Commerce; Miguel Peña de los Santos, Dominican President’s advisor for Mining; and Edwin García Cocco, Director of the Dominican Geological Survey and Chief National Geologist.
The meetings were held to discuss current cooperation and chart out its course for the coming years in the fields of underground and opencast mining, geology, and drilling.
After the talks in the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo, the AGH UST delegation went to Cotuí, where it was received by Marilyn Díaz, Rector of Universidad Tecnológica del Cibao Oriental (UTECO), with which the AGH UST has been cooperating since 2017. Among other things, our representatives participated in the UTECO graduation ceremony. Furthermore, the delegation members had the opportunity to observe the functioning of the university and explore the campus. In addition, they were invited to participate in technical visits to the mines with which UTECO cooperates.
The moment of signing the AGH UST – UTECO agreement
UTECO graduation ceremony