Islamabad, December 7, 2018. The new Chief Minister of the Punjab province in Pakistan, Sardar Usman Buzdar, received in the city of Lahore, provincial capital, the ambassador of Cuba, Gabriel Tiel Capote. The meeting was an opportune occasion to review bilateral relations, in particular a cooperation project related to primary health care in Cuba. The Chief Minister of Punjab, the largest province of Pakistan, praised Cuba's health system and expressed its willingness to strengthen exchanges in other sectors such as education, culture and sports.
We the members of Pakistani-Cuban Doctor Association (PCDA) graduated from prestigious Cuban institute Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) call for the end of the unjust embargo imposed on Cuba since 50 years. This persistent embargo goes against the basic human rights. The 193-member General Assembly passed a resolution against this embargo in 2017 with 191 votes in favor. Israel, as it has done in the past, voted in line with its top ally, U.S. The non-binding resolution has urged the United States to repeal the embargo on Cuba as soon as possible. Only the U.S.
Islamabad, October 20, 2018: Pak-Cuba Social Forum (PCSF) has condemned and call for the withdrawal of all sanctions imposed on Cuba for the last five decades by US. In 2017, UN voted overwhelmingly to condemn the “aberrant blockade” for the 25th time on resolution, stated by Ramzan Mughal President of Pak-Cuba Social Forum while chairing the meeting here in Islamabad. The forum has demanded that Trump’s administration should pull out the embargo, which has become a symbol of U.S. hostility toward Cuba. Mr.
Islamabad, October 16, 2018.- The Cuban ambassador to Pakistan, Gabriel Tiel Capote, granted an exclusive interview to the magazine "Pakistan in the World" during which he denounced the persistence and strengthening of the blockade against Cuba and the damage caused to Cuban people for almost six decades. The ambassador referred to the Report of Cuba on the Blockade and the Resolution entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” that will be vote on October 31 at the United Nations General Assembly.