Serbia Environment Minister arrives in Cuba today

Belgrade, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for the Protection of the Environment of Serbia, Goran Trivan, arrives in Cuba today on an official visit, where he will carry out a broad program of activities, including the signing of a cooperation document.

The official, accompanied by the assistant minister for International Cooperation and Integration in the European Union, Biljana Filipovic, responds to an invitation from the head of the Science, Technology and Environment portfolio of Cuba, Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya.

Cuban ambassador in Serbia, Gustavo Tristá, went to the Nikola Tesla international airport of this capital to see off Trivan, with whom he had an extensive dialogue related to the program of the visit and the content of the Memorandum of Understanding that will be signed by the parties in La Havana

He also offered information on Cuban current affairs, characterized by the tightening of US policy against his country to prevent tourists from visiting Cuba, cut off access to inputs and oil supplies and the decision of island authorities to confront those coercive measures and move forward.

During his stay in Cuba, the Serbian official plans a dialogue with authorities of the Environment Agency and a visit to the Institute of Ecology and Systematics.

He will also hold a meeting with Odalys Goicochea, general director of the Environment, for an exchange on the Life Task and the mission of his ministry, and talk with Jorge Álvarez, director of Environmental Regulation, and visit the Institute of Meteorology.

Trivan will be received by his colleague Pérez Montoya and after talks, both will sign a Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the Area of ??Environmental Protection between both ministries, which includes more than 12 areas related to these issues and the modalities for compliance .

As a culmination of his five-day visit, he will take a tour of Old Havana, the historic center of the Cuban capital, as well as the Sierra del Rosario Biosphere Reserve.

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