The ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in Georgia, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, made a concurrence visit in this nation, in which he was received by several local authorities.
During his stay, the diplomat met with the Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports, Levan Kharatishvili and the First Deputy Minister of Health, Tamar Gabunia.
Nieves Portuondo also maintained contact with the president of the National Academy of Sciences of Georgia and head of the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, George Kvesitadze.
The Cuban ambassador to Turkmenistan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, gave an interview to the television channel "Turkmenistan" in which he discussed the economic blockade against Cuba and bilateral relations.
The diplomat to a TV question highlighted Cuba's thanks to the people of Turkmenistan for their support in the battle against the blockade that the United States applies for nearly six decades.
Nieves Portuondo said that the blockade imposed against Cuba continues to represent a brake for the development of all the potential of the economy of the Island.
The president of the Turkmenistan Boxing Federation, Aliasker Bashirov and the Cuban ambassador to this Central Asian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, valued the collaboration between the two countries.
The conversations took place in the Olympic Village of the Turkmen capital, where other managers of this sports discipline also attended.
The Cuban diplomat expressed the importance of the meeting and his pleasure for the interest shown by the Turkmen side to boost contacts between the two nations.
The rector of the Turkmenistan State University, Bayramgul Orazdurdiyeva, showed interest in collaborating with Cuban institutions during a meeting with the Cuban ambassador to this Central Asian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
The work meeting held at the university headquarters, allowed, according to the Cuban diplomat, to evaluate collaborative projects and strengthen the relations of friendship between the two nations.
The Head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Turkmenistan, Dovletgeldi Dzhumadurdyevich Rejepov, expressed his interest in promoting trade between his nation and Cuba during a working meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
At the meeting, held at the headquarters of the Turkmen institution, the Cuban diplomat reported on the recent XXXVII International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2019) and the progress of the Special Development Zone of Mariel.