The OAS leader expressed his gratitude for the commitment of the country to the Organization and the Inter-American system.
The body also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the incorporation of Canada as a member state
At the CELAC Summit, he also urged strengthening the democratic process in the region and jointly combating threats to security.
The OAS leader also exchanged views on the political events in the region with representatives of various international organizations.
The Council also received the conclusions of the Eighth Competitiveness Forum of the Americas, held in Trinidad and Tobago.
They are the first confirmations for the fifth round of the OAS anti-corruption mechanism.
After the ceremony the Secretary General met with the Vice President of the Dominican Republic, Margarita Cedeño de Fernández.
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