Members of the Association of Cuban Residents in Egypt met last Saturday at the Embassy of Cuba to celebrate its VII Annual Meeting. This occasion was useful to discuss current issues and especially the new immigration measures that will take effect from January 1, 2018.
Members of the Embassy explained the possibilities and benefits of the new immigration measures announced. Some Cubans took advantage of the meeting at the diplomatic headquarters to deepen and evacuate their doubts about some immigration procedures.
In the context of the first anniversary of the decease of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, the photo exhibition "Fidel Castro and the Revolution" was inaugurated at the premises of the Egyptian Center for International Cultural Cooperation. The photo chosen to head the exhibition was the one of meeting between the former Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Fidel in New York, in 1960.
The 3rd edition of the ALBA Film Festival was inaugurated at the Al-Alsun Language Faculty of the University of Ain Shams with the screening of the documentary "Moments with Fidel", from the series " Cuba: Paths of Revolution ". Thus tribute was paid to the Leader of the Cuban Revolution within the framework of the commemoration of the first anniversary of his physical disappearance.
At almost one week near from the voting at the United Nations General Assembly, the Cuban Embassy in Egypt held a press conference at the headquarters of this diplomatic representation which showed the strengthening of the blockade, which remains intact, and the setback in the diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States under the Administration of President Donald Trump.
50 years after Che's death, the Cuban Embassy in Egypt paid homage to the Heroic Guerrilla Fighter on October 14 in Cairo with the collaboration of the Egypt- Latin America and Egypt-Cuba Friendship Associations, the Syndicate of Journalists of Egypt and the Al-Ahram newspaper.The validity of Che's legacy and his ties to the Arab nation from his visits to Egypt in 1959 and 1965 were the focus of the speeches made by some of the personalities participating in the event.