Cuban Vice Prime Minister completes working visit to China

Cuban Vice Prime Minister Jorge Luis Perdomo ended his working visit to China this Sunday, which included a busy program, trips to various provinces of the country and the signing of agreements in priority sectors, PL reported.

Perdomo and his accompanying delegation left the Shanghai municipality, but on the last day he spoke with managers and representatives of local and Cuban companies based in the south of the eastern country.

He thanked these organizations for their support and participation in various projects that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 socio-economic development plan, and spoke in favor of more active participation of Chinese companies in the business opportunities offered on the island, especially in wholesale and retail trade.

In the city of Shenzhen, he spoke with the secretary of the city committee of the Communist Party of China Meng Fangli and very positively assessed the existing ties between Cuba and the southern city.

Perdomo mentioned the satisfactory results of President Miguel Diaz-Canel’s visit here and stressed the importance of implementing the consensus reached with President Xi Jinping, especially in the fields of telecommunications, electronics and biotechnology.

He reaffirmed the desire to deepen bilateral cooperation in many areas and emphasized the importance of working together to identify opportunities and develop comprehensive cooperation between both sides.

The Cuban Vice Prime Minister arrived in Beijing on March 30 at the head of a high-level delegation to continue projects in priority sectors for both countries.

As part of the program, he talked with his colleague Zhang Guoqing, head of the department of industry and information technology Jin Zhuanglong; International Development Agency President Luo Zhaohui; and Zeng Yixin, Vice President of the National Health Commission, among other figures.

He also visited the sites of Biotech Phama and Changchun Heber Biological Technology (Changheber) joint ventures and the Yongzhou Biotechnology Innovation Center to learn about their work and growth prospects in the short to medium term.

During the visit, Cuban and Chinese institutions signed an agreement on cyber security, as well as another agreement that lays the foundation for the opening of a joint laboratory in the city of Chengdu (southwest).

The last site will be devoted to research in the field of neurotechnologies and bioengineering.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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