Kuala Lumpur, October 19- Cuba's ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernández, honored Dr Francisco Nemenzo, former president of the University of the Philippines and President of the Cultural and Friendship Association Philippines-Cuba Philcuba, with the medal of friendship and comrade Antonio Paris, Secretary General of the Communist Party of the Philippines PKP 1930, member of the Filipino-Cuban Friendship Association.
Kuala Lumpur, October 19- Cuba's ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernández Hernández, paid a courtesy call to the country's trade and investment Secretary, Ramón López.
During the meeting the ambassador presented the business opportunities in Cuba and addressed the main aspects of the process of updating the Cuban economy as well as the priorities of the development plan until 2030.
Manila, October 17- The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs of Philippines, Ambassador Enrique Manalo, expressed his country's opposition to the economic, financial and commercial blockade of the United States and acknowledged the negative effects that this causes to the development of commercial relations between Cuba and the rest of the world.
Cuban Ambassador to the Philippines, Ibete Fernandez Hernandez, held a meeting with Philippine Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political Affairs, Ambassador Enrique Manalo.
Mr. Manalo conveyed to the Cuban ambassador, on behalf of his the government, condolences for the damages that caused to Cuba the Hurricane Irma. It also expressed its willingness to develop bilateral relations and to increase coordination on multilateral issues.
Kuala Lumpur, October 10 – The ambassador of Cuba to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández Hernández, held a meeting with the General Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, Dato Ramlan Ibrahim on 9 October.
During the meeting, the ambassador presented Cuba's report on the blockade and requested Malaysia's support for this resolution.