The Cuban Embassy’s staff visited Tehran Milad Tower, where the Nowruz Festival is taking place. Nowruz is a typical holiday that marks the beginning of the New Year, according to the Persian calendar.
Along with the exhibition of artistic and cultural manifestations of different regions of the Persian nation, a pavilion was allocated for hosting Iranian Friendship Associations with other Countries. Each association offers there to the audience an allegorical image of the country which represent and samples of handicrafts and local products of those foreign cultures.
The Vice-President of the Republic and President of the Organization for Environmental Protection, Dr. Masume Ebtekar, chaired the official ceremony of planting the amity tree in the surrounding area of the emblematic Milad Tower, to contribute to preserve the Tehran’s environment.
The ceremony was attended by members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Persian nation and Cuba was represented by Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada, who was accompanied by the Counselor in charge of Consular Affairs, Rebeca Fernandez Nuñez.
The Cuban Embassy in Tehran did not want to miss an important event such as the International Women's Day, which is celebrated in many parts of the world, and met to pay homage to all the women who work in the Mission.
In his speech for the occasion, Ambassador Vladimir González Quesada stressed that it has already become a tradition to meet every March 8th to congratulate and charm the Cuban women who share in the work and daily life with the rest of the collective’s members.