Islamabad, November 7, 2017. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, H. E. Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, received today the ambassador of Cuba, Gabriel Tiel Capote, who took the opportunity to thank the constant support of Pakistan to the lifting of the Blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba. During the meeting, they reviewed the main issues of bilateral relations and the will of the two countries to strengthen them. In particular, they plead for expanding economic and commercial links for mutual benefit. In addition, both parties discussed issues on the international agenda.
Islamabad, October 20, 2017. With the presence of Cuban cultural delegation formed by the Typical Oriental Quintet, two dancers, a chef, one cigar maker and a representative of the Ministry of Culture of Cuba, was held on October 20 Cuban National Culture Day at the Marriot hotel in this capital. The gastronomic show musical- and in situ production of famous Habanos, widely reported by the Pakistani media, was chaired by the Ambassador of Cuba to Pakistan and also attended Pakistani personalities, heads of accredited diplomatic missions, journalists, businessmen and friends of Cuba.
Islamabad, October 18, 2017. Additional Secretary for Americas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Shuja Alam, received the ambassador of Cuba, Gabriel Tiel Capote, at the Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, the ambassador thanked Pakistan for its traditional and valuable vote in favor of the Resolution presented each year at the UNGA to end the blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. Both authorities reviewed the main issues of the positive relations between the two countries and the will to continue in the process of strengthening them.
Cuba has never perpetrated, nor will it ever perpetrate attacks of any sort against diplomatic officials or their relatives, without any exception.
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in response to recent measures taken by the Trump administration following incidents involving U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana