On the occasion of the Reception offered by the Ambassador in Barbados, with the assistance of the highest authorities of the country, the signatures of the members of government, state, the diplomatic corps and other featured guests were collected in a congratulations book.
A documentary about the impressive development of the country was shown, and Chinese and Barbadian children sang popular tunes in English and Chinese languages respectively.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, in discussion during a courtesy call at Ilaro Court. (B.Hinds/BGIS)
Government remains committed to its 2030 target to give every Barbadian under the age of 18 an opportunity to be bilingual.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley reiterated this commitment on Monday, when Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, who was on a one-day official visit, paid her a courtesy call, at Ilaro Court.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, greets Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, at the start of their working meeting yesterday. (B.Hinds/BGIS)
Barbados is seeking to expand its bilateral cooperation with Cuba in health, education, the blue economy and disaster mitigation.