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INTEC postpones discussion with presidential candidates as a preventive measure by COVID-19

There were scheduled interviews with former President Leonel Fernández, candidate of La Fuerza del Pueblo, and Guillermo Moreno, from Alianza País

SANTO DOMINGO. -The Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) announces the suspension of the talks with the candidates candidates for the presidency of the Republic, following the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministries of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT) and Public Health and also to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

The suspension of the activities that were scheduled for March 17 and 24, is part of the prevention actions agreed between the (MESCyT), the universities and the Dominican Association of Faculties and Schools of Medicine (Adofem), in which It refers that each university must assume promotion and prevention measures in a massive way.

In this sense, INTEC has arranged the reinforcement of hygiene measures suspension of all institutional activities, the deployment of a preventive campaign and the promotion of teaching and virtual meetings. All institutional measures are available at https://711.intec.edu.do/8-coronavirus-covid-19/2-coronavirus-covid-19#notesientesbien

In addition, it recommends the temporary suspension of mobility activities, academic trips, conferences, congresses and graduations that involve concentration of people.

The presidential conversations would serve to create an academic space in which the students, professors, graduates and collaborators of INTEC, as well as representatives of the main sectors of society could interact with the presidential candidates to learn about their management proposals.

For this March 17, the conversation was scheduled with the presidential candidate for the People's Force, Leonel Fernández, former President of the Republic; while on March 24 the interview with Guillermo Moreno, Alianza País presidential candidate, was scheduled. The first conversation was held with Luis Abinader, presidential candidate of the Modern Revolutionary Party.

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