Cuban delegation develops work program in Qatar

Within the framework of the V United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (WDC), the Cuban delegation, headed by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, is developing a broad program of work in Qatar, the headquarters of the event.

As representative of Cuba in his capacity as Chair of the Group of 77 plus China (G-77 + China), Malmierca had an exchange of views with Jens Wandel, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), in which he explained the interest in encouraging concrete action for cooperation .

This was announced via Twitter by the Cuban minister, who also specified that at the meeting he managed to learn more about the professional capabilities of UNOPS in supporting development projects in the G-77 countries + China.

Malmierca described the meeting with Egyptian Cooperation Minister Rania Al-Mashat as productive, as the two sides agreed on issues such as the need for reform of the international financial architecture, innovation and South-South cooperation.

As Oscar León, Cuban Ambassador to Qatar, pointed out on the same social media site, the minister also made statements on television in the Arab country in which he emphasized the importance of the LDC Conference and the need to support these countries.

This Monday, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba met with representatives of China and India, who reaffirmed their support for Cuba as President of the G-77 + China.

During the meeting with the Chinese delegation, ideas were discussed to promote projects in the interests of the participating countries of the mentioned consultation forum, which brings together developing countries and is the largest and most diverse in the multilateral arena.

Meanwhile, together with Indian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Rakjumar Singh, Malmierka reviewed the progress of bilateral economic cooperation, especially in terms of loans for renewable energy projects.

Speaking at the general debate of the 5th United Nations Conference on the LDCs, Malmierca, on behalf of the Group of 77 + China, reaffirmed that the achievement of the sustainable development goals of the 2030 Agenda will require a renewed global union, real solidarity and means of implementation at the level of requirements these nations.

The representative of the State of Antilles reiterated his solidarity with the LDCs of the group of which his country presides, and reaffirmed his intention to strongly support the application of the Doha Agenda of Action in the framework of South-South cooperation and in addition to the enhanced cooperation that should be carried out with developed countries.

(Taken from ASN)

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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