Cuba was among the nations present at the cultural gala for the national holiday "Novruz" carried out by the University of Languages of Azerbaijan.
Under the title "La Multicultural Fiesta Novruz", the event was attended by the diplomatic corps accredited in Baku, teachers and students of this high center of studies.
The rector of the university, academician Kamal Abdulla, in his inauguration words highlighted that the gala was a sample of the tolerance and multiculturalism that Azerbaijan offers to foreigners.
The rector of the University of Administration and Tourism of Azerbaijan (ATMU), Ilham Madatov, praised the collaboration between Havana and Baku during a meeting with the ambassador of Cuba in this Caucasian nation, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
Madatov expressed the will of his center to promote ties with the island and encourage the preparation of its students through university exchange programs in Cuban institutions.
The AzeriObserver magazine for the month of March publishes an exclusive interview with the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in the Republic of Azerbaijan, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution.
Under the headline: "Cuba's greatest treasure is its people", the Cuban diplomat answered ten questions on different topics of history, culture, economy and tourism development of the island.
The good state of the bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Cuba was confirmed today in a meeting held at the headquarters of the Presidential Administration between the head of its Department of Foreign Policy, Hikmet Hajiyev, and the ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in this Caucasian nation , Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
In a cordial atmosphere, both diplomats expressed a mutual willingness to promote cooperation between the two states based on traditional ties of friendship.
The New Azerbaijan Party reiterated the prospects for the development of Cuba - Azerbaijan relations in a meeting held between its head of the Department of international relations, Sevinc Fataliyeva, and the Ambassador of the Island in Baku, Alfredo Nieves Portuondo.
In a fraternal climate, the party leader also stressed that the relations between the Communist Party of Cuba and the New Azerbaijan Party are fraternal and there is interest in strengthening their ties.