Malaysian media highlights achievements of Cuban women on occasion of March 8

Kuala Lumpur, March 15 - The national news agency of Malaysia, Bernama, published an interview with the Cuban ambassador, Ibete Fernández Hernández, on the occasion of March 8.

The publication reflected the contribution of Cuban women to the development of the country since the triumph of the Revolution and what the government has done to empower it. The high rates of education and social participation attracted the attention of the public that had access to the interview through social networks.

Cuban ministry of culture recognizes Malaysian philanthropist

Kuala Lumpur, March 15 - Deputy Minister Kenelma Carvajal presented a recognition to Dato Vincent Sim, Malaysian philanthropist for his contribution to the promotion of Cuban culture in Malaysia.

Dato Vincent Sim for 16 years allowed the participation of Cuban artists of the plastic in Art Expo Malaysia, the fair that directs and organizes and that is the largest and most prestigious in Southeast Asia. Dato Vincent is also a member of the Malaysian friendship association with Cuba.

Cuban deputy minister of culture concludes visit to Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, marzo 15- The deputy minister of culture, Kenelma Carvajal concluded her visit to Malaysia after participating in the 8th summit of the International Federation of the Councils of Arts and Culture (IFACCA) that took place in this Southeast Asian country , from 10 to 14 March.

Within the framework of the event, the Cuban delegation fulfilled a tight program of activities that included meetings with the executive director of IFACCA, Magdalena Moreno; participation in various workshops, visits to heritage sites such as Malacca and bilateral meetings.

Cuba and Malaysia explore new possibilities for collaboration

Kuala Lumpur, February 27 - The Cuban ambassador to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández Hernández, paid a courtesy call to the Chief  Executive Director of the Small and Medium Enterprises Corporation (SME Corporation), Mr. Noor Azmi Mar Said.

During the meeting Mr. Azmi explained about his organization's work to contribute to the growth of the Malaysian economy. The ambassador thanked the information and expressed the interest of Cuba to learn more about the Malaysian experience in that sector, for which Mr Azmi expressed his availability.

Tribute to José Marti in Malaysia on the 124th anniversary of the resumption of the war of independence.

Kuala Lumpur, February 25 - Invited by the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Latin American Studies Center of the National University of Malaysia (UKM), the Cuban Ambassador in that country, Ibete Fernández Hernández, deliver a lecture entitled "Bolívar in Martí and the Cuban Revolution".

The conference referred to the validity of José Martí's ideals in the current context and from a historical perspective, to the influence of Simón Bolívar's thinking on our national hero mainly in terms of the unity of Latin America.