Cuba and the Philippines explore possibilities to increase bilateral trade

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.

The Philippines ratifies its traditional support for the Cuban cause against the blockade.

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 meets Philippine vice minister of foreign relations

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.

Malaysia reiterates opposition to unilateral sanctions

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.

Malaysian government secretary expresses condolences over Hurricane Irma

Kuala Lumpur, October 10 – The Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia Tan Sri Ali Hamsa received a courtesy visit from the ambassador of Cuba to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández Hernández.

At the meeting, the Chief Secretary to the Governmentexpressed his condolences for the damages caused to Cuba by Hurricane Irma. The parties also discussed the possibilities of collaboration between Cuba and Malaysia, identifying potentialities in the biotechnology and medicine sector.