The Azerbaijani press agency "Hafta" (Week), edited by the Ministry of Press and Information of this Caucasian nation, dedicated a large space to the life and work of the Cuban National Hero, José Martí Pérez, on the 166th anniversary of his natalicio
The prominent journalist, Vusal Tagibayli, highlights in the article the biographical moments of the Cuban revolutionary and publishes his poem "Dos Patrias" translated for the first time into the Azerbaijani language.
The Association of Friendship Azerbaijan - Cuba and the Embassy of the Island in this Caucasian nation commemorated the 166th Anniversary of the birth of José Martí and the 60th of the Triumph of the Revolution with the realization of an exhibition of paintings in which Azerbaijani children reflected the history , the culture and traditions of the Cuban nation and the figures of the National Hero and the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.
Invited by Uzbek authorities, the Cuban ambassador, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, visited the city of Samarkand, the second city of Uzbekistan, declared a World Heritage Site in 2001 and registered as "Crossroads of cultures."
During the tour, the Cuban diplomat valued the conservation and restoration works carried out in this city, considered one of the oldest in the world, still inhabited.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Republic of Uzbekistan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, held a working meeting with the Minister of Physical Culture and Sports of this Central Asian nation, Dilmurod Nabiyev.
During the official meeting, held at the Uzbek Ministry, the ambassador congratulated the incumbent on his appointment as Minister and explained various ways to develop cooperation in the sports field.
News media from Uzbekistan such as National News Agency, Aki Press and Darakchi.uz, among others, reported on the meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Abdulaziz Kamilov, and the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
It is highlighted that the Uzbek Chancellor welcomed the Ambassador after the presentation ceremony of his Credentials and congratulated him for his high and responsible appointment in Uzbekistan, wishing him success.