Havana, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The 53rd Assembly of the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) began today its sessions in the Havana Convention Center with the attendance of more than 30 countries and 18 international organizations.
According to statements made to the press by the Deputy Chief of the National Office of the Cuban Tax Administration, Belkis Pino, the meeting will be a space for dissertation, debate and exposure of new experiences and best practices in this field.
The meeting is hosted by Cuba for the first time, a country that will also assume the presidency of the Executive Council of that international organization for one year.
The assembly, which will be held until next Thursday, will center its fundamental analysis of the human factor as the brain of the Tax Administration.
Presided in its opening day by the Minister of Finance and Prices of the island, Meisi Bolaños, the CIAT assembly is also recognized as an opportunity to exchange around a more efficient tax administration.
As detailed on its website, CIAT is a public, non-profit international organization that provides specialized technical assistance for the updating and modernization of tax administrations. Since its creation in 1967, and up to now, it has grouped 42 member nations and associated countries in four continents: 32 in America; five European; four Africans and one in Asia.