SRI LANKA, September 14, 2020. - The Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, paid a courtesy call on the Honorable Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, new President of the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
During the meeting, both parties highlighted the historical friendship and cooperation relations between both countries and parliaments, as well as the mutual interest in continuing to strengthen them. The President of Parliament recognized the work of Cuba in confronting COVID 19 while facing the sanctions imposed on Cuba as a result of the blockade.
Likewise, the Ambassador delivered to Hon. Abeywardena a congratulatory message by the President of the National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba, Esteban Lazo Hernández, for his election as President of the Parliament of Sri Lanka.
Also present at the meeting was Raúl Filgueiras Rivero, Counselor of the Embassy.
(Embacuba Sri Lanka)