Beirut, December 1, 2021. In a farewell visit for the end of his diplomatic mission in Lebanon, the ambassador of Cuba, Alexander Pellicer Moraga, was received at the Government Palace by the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Miqati.
During the meeting, the situation in Cuba and its economic recovery after the opening of the country on November 15 was discussed. The meeting addressed the situation in Cuba and its economic recovery after the opening of the country on November 15. The Ambassador stressed that the island was now in better conditions to move forward with the updating of its economic model, which seeks to continue developing the country based on the existing internal potentialities, and by attracting foreign investment.
Pellicer referred to the difficult economic situation the country has experienced in the last two years, as a result of the tightening of the blockade and the negative impact of the pandemic. He also pointed out that thanks to Cuba's scientists and strong biopharmaceutical industry, which was able to develop 5 vaccines against Covid-19, the largest of the Antilles was once again opening up to the world and beginning the necessary economic recovery.
The Cuban Head of Mission recognized the possibilities of establishing mutually beneficial collaboration mechanisms between Cuba and Lebanon in the health sector, and the production of vaccines and other medicines, where the island has reached a high level of development.
The diplomat thanked the Lebanese premier for the support received by the Lebanese authorities in the performance of his duties, and wished a future of peace and prosperity to the brotherly Lebanese people. (Embacuba Líbano)