Pakistan and Cuba agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Pakistan and Cuba agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Islamabad, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Pakistan agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in biotechnology, education, culture, sports and disaster management, it was announced in Islamabad on Friday.

Two days ago, both countries held the Fifth Round of Bilateral Political Consultations virtually, whose results were highlighted by local media, news websites and television channels in Urdu and English languages.

The delegations exchanged views on the possibilities of jointly fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and boosting economic and commercial ties.

The meeting was chaired by Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Anayansi Rodriguez and Faisal Niaz Tirmizi, undersecretary for the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

According to the source, the Pakistani diplomat thanked Cuba for the solidarity and unconditional aid provided after the devastating earthquake that struck the country in October 2005, and highlighted the training of more than 900 doctors from this nation in Cuba.

Rodriguez recognized Pakistan’s historic stance condemning the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US Government against Cuba.

The signing of a cooperation agreement between the Pakistan Foreign Service Academy and the Raul Roa Garcia Higher Institute of International Relations was announced to promote contacts and scientific and educational collaboration.

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