President Abinader presents with National Flag to Dominican Team 

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 15, 2021 - The President of the Dominican Republic, H.E. Luis Abinader presented with the national flag the members of the Women's Volleyball National Team that will compete in the FIVB League of Nations in the city of Rimini, Italy starting on May 25.


The ceremony took place in the Ambassadors' Room of the National Palace and President Abinader was accompanied by the First Lady, Mrs. Raquel Arbaje, and the Administrative Minister of the Presidency, Mr. José Ignacio Paliza.


The Dominican players were accompanied by Mr. Cristóbal Marte Hoffiz, president of the Women's National Teams Project of the Dominican Volleyball Federation.


Team captain Prisilla Rivera and star player Bethania de la Cruz presented a framed national team jersey to President Abinader.


The meeting was also attended by Kennedy Vargas, Vice Minister of Sports and Fernando Hasbun and Milagros Cabral, who are collaborators with the Women’s Project.


President Abinader took time to greet each player and the First Lady declared herself a fan of “The Queens of the Caribbean” as the Dominicans are called by their followers.