The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the State of Qatar inform to all friends that on the occasion of the passing away of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, a book of Condolences will be open at the Embassy from Monday 28 Novembaer to Sunday 4 December, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Embassy address: Building 41, 802 St. Zone 66, New Dafna, West Bay Lagoon, Doha.
Doha, 27 November, 2016
Cuba, 26 November 2016.- On the occasion of the passing away of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declares nine days of National Mourning, from 06:00 hours on 26 November to 12:00 pm on 4 December 2016.
During the period of National Mourning, all publics activities and performances will be suspended; the national standard will fly at half-mast at all public buildings and military establishiments. Cuban Radio and Television will be airing informative, patriotic and historical programing.
Dear people of Cuba:
It is with deep sorrow that I come before you to inform our people, and friends of Our America and the world, that today, november 25, at 10:29 PM, Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. In accordance with his express wishes Compañero Fidel's remains will be cremated. In the early hours of the morning of Satuday 26, the funeral organizing commission will provide our people with detailed information regarding the posthumous tributes which will be paid to the founder of the Cuban Revolution.
!Hasta la victoria siempre!