Wellington, September 24th, 2019. In a courtesy call payed by Ambassador Mario Alzugaray, the Governor General, Dame Patsy Reddy, confirmed New Zealand's interest in exploring ways to further improve bilateral relations, in areas of interests for both nations.
The Cuban diplomat highlighted the importance that Cuba attaches to links with New Zealand, based on mutual respect and trust, taking into account that both are small and distant nations that have managed to maintain mutual attention, with practical results in bilateral cooperation and on issues of mutual interest.
Wellington, September 19th, 2019. The chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade of the New Zealand parliament, Simon O'Connor, received the Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray at Parliament House and confirmed New Zealand's interest in deepening ties and areas of cooperation with Cuba.
During the meeting, both parties exchanged on various issues of international affairs, as well as the state of bilateral relations and the interest of both nations in promoting greater exchanges.
Wellington, September 3rd, 2019 - Organized by the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) and Young Enterprise (YES), in collaboration with Callaghan Innovation, the event “Globalists in Action Weekend 2019” took place at the Victoria Business School of Wellington, with the aim of bringing young New Zealand entrepreneurs to markets and businesses with Latin America.
Wellington, September 3rd, 2019 - Diplomats from Cuba and the Cook Islands met at the headquarters of the Cuban Embassy in this capital, to celebrate the 17th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
The Cuban Ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, expressed his country's will to continue deepening bilateral ties, as small island states that share multiple challenges in today's complex international scenario, with an emphasis on confronting Climate Change.