The first official Habanos store in the Vietnamese capital opened in a central neighborhood of Hanoi to offer local and foreign smokers several of the most prestigious Cuban cigar brands.
Habanos Specialist, the second establishment of this type inaugurated in Vietnam, is already selling Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo and Julieta, H. Upmann, and other kind of tobacco, in a place located in the cultural center of Hanoi, decorated to recreate the tradition of elaboration, conservation and consumption of the best cigars in the world.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, January 8, 2020. With the presence of the Member of Parliament and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, HE. Mr. Damdin Tsogtbaatar and the HE. Mr. Bat-Erdene Badmaanuambun, Member of Parliament and president of the Mongolia-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group, was commemorated in this city, the 61st Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution and the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the two nations.
With music and typical plates from each country, Vietnamese and Cubans said goodbye to the year 2019, and made a toast to the arrival of 2020, whose first day marks the 61st anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
In this fraternal meeting held in a convention center of the Vietnamese capital, Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, mentioned the Cuba and Vietnam successes in 2019, and highlighted that the new year will be special, because both countries will have several celebrations to commemorate six decades of diplomatic relations.
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.
Cuban ambassador to Vietnam, Lianys Torrres Rivera, visited in the Tay Ninh province the former headquarters of the Provisional Government of South Vietnam, and the place where the Cuban Embassy was settled in the middle of the Vietnamese jungle.
Torres Rivera visited the small cabin that hosted the Cuban Mission, in a place near the border with Cambodia, in the heart of the enemy territory and a few kilometers from the US bases.
The Embassy of Cuba attended a ceremony where the Labor Order, third degree, was conferred to the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital, an institution of the capital city that this year is half a century old.
Dang Thi Ngoc Tinh, vice president of the Indo-Chinese country, awarded the Hospital whit the Order, conferred by the Vietnamese State, in recognition of the work of aa hospital that has become a provincial reference center in the specialties of otolaryngology and dentistry.
The Minister of Justice of Cuba, Oscar Manuel Silvera Martínez, completed a working visit to Vietnam during which he met with State, Government, and judicial authorities of the Indochinese country.
In a meeting with the Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Premier expressed to the Cuban visitor the will to continue promoting the exchange of delegations and integral cooperation between the two countries, especially within the legal field.
On December 7, 1960 the Republic of Cuba and Mongolia established diplomatic relations just over a year after the triumph of the Cuban Revolution of 1959. Cuban foreign policy guided by the principles of friendship and solidarity with all the peoples of the world has maintained a close relationship with the people and government of Mongolia. From today and throughout 2020 we will be celebrating these 60 years with commemoration events planned in both Cuba and Mongolia that will include exhibitions, conferences, documentaries and other events.