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.
The Ambassador highlighted the continued support provided by Sri Lanka to Cuba in its fight against the blockade imposed by the United States for almost six decades.
Mr. J. A. Ranjith, Secretary of the Ministry, was also present at the meeting.
(Cubaminrex - Embacuba Sri Lanka)