Malaysia

Sultan of Johor Welcomes Cuban Ambassador

Kuala Lumpur, April 28 - The Sultan of Johor state, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, received in audience at Mersing Palace, the Cuban ambassador to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández.

During the meeting, the parties agreed on the need and importance of identifying possible areas of bilateral cooperation. One particular area mentioned was that of special areas of development, as our country has a newly created area, ZED Mariel.

Cuba and Malaysia explores possibilities to collaborate in the health sector

Kuala Lumpur, March 22nd - The Cuban ambassador to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández, held a working meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, Dato Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min, where they addressed the health situation in both countries and the possibilities that exist to develop a future bilateral collaboration.

Dr Chen Chaw Min expressed interest in the drugs and vaccines produced by Cuba to fight against cancer and diabetes and the country's experience in controlling non communicable diseases. He also highlighted the high health rates that the island enjoys.

Cuba's contributions to UNESCO's MOST program acknowledged

Kuala Lumpur, March 17- The actions carried out by Cuba under the UNESCO Program for Managing Social Transformations (MOST) were highlighted in the framework of the 13 Session of its IGC Intergovernmental Council Was held in Malaysia on 16 and 17 March.

Speaking at the plenary, Cuba's ambassador to Malaysia, Ibete Fernández, reported on the initiatives carried out in 2016 by the MOST National Committee and stressed the country's priority to continue deepening research on social problems to provide tools Designers and policy makers who contribute to policy solutions.

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