CUBA, June 27, 2019. - The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Vasantha Senanayake, began an official visit to Cuba on Wednesday to strengthen the historical ties between our countries -in view of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between both nations - as well as cooperation in the commercial and biotechnological areas.
SRI LANKA, June 6, 2019. - Members of the Association of Friendship with Cuba, of the Association of Graduates and leaders of several political parties, expressed their rejection of the new measures put into effect against Cuba by the Government of the United States as part of its policy of intensifying the economic, commercial and financial blockade it has maintained against our country for nearly six decades and the application of Titles III and IV of the Helms Burton Act.
In the context of the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization, in Geneva, the Minister of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba, Dr. José Ángel Portal Miranda, and the Minister of Health of the Republic of Maldives, Mr. Abdulla Ameen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which reflects the interest of both parties to strengthen bilateral relations of cooperation in the health sector.
Both Ministers exchanged about the next steps to be taken in order to implement the MOU signed during this bilateral meeting.
SRI LANKA, May 15, 2019. - The Honorable Navin Dissanayake, Member of Parliament and Minister of Plantations Industries of Sri Lanka, received the Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Ramos Rodríguez, at the headquarters of that Ministry.
During the meeting, both sides debated extensively on the possibilities of expanding collaboration between Cuba and Sri Lanka, particularly in the areas of cultivation and production of coconut and sugarcane. They also reiterated the historic relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
SRI LANKA, May 8, 2019. - The Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, signed on behalf of the Cuban people and government, the book of condolences opened at the Embassy of Vietnam for the demise of the former president, Le Duc Anh.
A great friend of Cuba, he visited our country in October 1995 and was received by the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro Ruz.
(Cubaminrex-Embacuba Sri Lanka)