SRI LANKA, December 1, 2016. - The new Ambassador of Cuba, Juana Elena Ramos Rodríguez, presented today her Credentials to the His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka.
The President also expressed his condolences for the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro Ruz, to the Ambassador and recalled his memories of the emblematic revolutionary of the 20th century.
Sri Lanka and Cuba have a historic friendship and the President expressed his gratitude to Cuba for the constant support given to Sri Lanka in different international forums. He said he was sure that the long friendship between Sri Lanka and Cuba would achieve new successes during the term of the new Ambassador.
The Ambassador of Cuba reiterated the friendship ties between the two countries and highly appreciated the permanent Sri Lanka’s support against the blockade imposed by the United States against the Caribbean island.
(Cubaminrex-Embacuba Sri Lanka)