Havana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, Belarus Intergovernmental Commission meeting today in this capital aims at the development and cooperation of the two nations in the midst of global problems and tensions.
This criterion is supported by specialists from both countries who are organizing the meeting, in which they will have a portfolio mainly marked by commercial exchanges of medical products and technology.
The Commission is scheduled to open in the Vedado Hall of the National Hotel of Cuba during this day, and will conclude one day later in the same place.
There are several news preceding this Monday’s contact, especially from the economic and commercial point of view.
Belarus President Alexandr Lukashenko called on Belarus to buy medicines from Cuba and thus diversify supplies of these products so as not to allow shortages in the national market. Moreover, Lukashenko’s exchanges with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez are well known.
The authorities of that European nation highlighted the development of Cuba’s health system and its achievements in biotechnology, which allowed it to establish an indigenous plan to combat Covid-19.
Both nations recently celebrated three decades of diplomatic relations.
Havana and Minsk established diplomatic ties on April 16, 1992 and are currently experiencing a period of revitalization.
Cuba received donations from Belarus consisting of medicines and foodstuffs, in support of the Covid-19 Prevention and Control Plan (medicines, powdered milk and canned meat).
Promoting cooperation through investments in Cuba was the objective of a meeting held in Minsk between the director of the ZEDM, Ana Teresa Igarza, and her counterpart from the Gran Piedra Industrial Park of Belarus, Alexander Yaroshenko.