The Vice-president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz and His Excellency Dr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa, Director General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) signed a Loan Agreement, through which a soft loan of US $ 25 million will be granted to contribute to the financing of Las Tunas province Water and Sanitation Project, Phase II".
A delegation presided by the Vice-president of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz visits Austria aiming to complete an intense working program until next Tuesday, 29 January, which will include official meetings at the multilateral and bilateral levels.
During his stay in Vienna, a new cooperation agreement is expected to be signed with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) on Las Tunas province Water and Sanitation Project, Phase II".
As every January, the duty to pay tribute to the most universal of Cubans gathered again solidary friends with Cuba, Ambassadors, and members of the diplomatic corps of the Latin American and the Caribbean accredited to Austria, as well as the community of Cuban residents in this country on the occasion to commemorate the 166th anniversary of the José Martí ´s birth, this 28 January.
The New Year´s Reception hosted by the Mayor of the city of Vienna, Dr. Michael Ludwig to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Austrian capital was an appropriate occasion for the Cuban Ambassador, His Excellency, Mr. Juan Antonio Fernández Palacios and the distinguished host to extensively talk about the bonds of friendship and cooperation existing between Havana and Vienna and to reaffirm their readiness to continue strengthening them.