Cuban president decorates Havana’s Capitol dome restorers

Foto: Leticia Martínez Hernández

Moscow, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday decorated some of the 52 workers and two Russian companies responsible for restoring the dome of the Havana Capitol building, in a ceremony at the Ibero-American Cultural Center.

During the ceremony in the center, located in the capital’s library of Foreign Languages, the president handed over the Friendship Medal, awarded by decision of the State Council, and thanked the restorers for their work.

Today Havana is lighter due to the reflection of the Sun and the Moon in the golden dome restored by all of you, said the head of state in a ceremony attended by Russian personalities such as the vice president of the Duma (Lower House), Alexander Melnikov.

The ceremony was attended by the Cuban painter Yosvani Martinez, who presented his exhibition ‘Loyal to Havana’ in the hall of the event, which was also attended by the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Guennadi Ziuganov.

On the Cuban side, the event was attended by the vice president of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas, and the minister of Foreign Relations, Bruno Rodriguez, among other ministers and officials who accompany Diaz-Canel during his work visit to this country.

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