China and Cuba to Advance Cooperation in Agriculture
Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 3:00 pm
Press Release: Embassy of the Republic of Cuba
China and Cuba expressed their interest in keeping advancing bilateral
cooperation in agriculture, innovation and scientific exchange, official
sources reported on Saturday.
The issue was addressed by Cuban Agriculture minister Gustavo Rodriguez
during a meeting in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart Han Changfu.
The Chinese government official recalled a recent visit to Cuba in which
he met with the historic leaders of the Cuban Revolution and he stressed
the importance of implementing a cooperation program signed by the two
Agriculture ministries during the visit to China by President Raul
Castro last year.
The two parties agreed that although some actions have been taken on the
basis of the accord, there is mutual interest in the advancement of that
Minister Han Changfu also expressed his willingness to further increase
scientific and technical exchange and innovation in the industrial and
The two agriculture ministers exchanged views on the measures being
implemented by the Cuban government in the sector. The Cuban official
briefed his host about the transformations that are underway in the area
as part of the update of the island’s economic sector.
Source: “China and Cuba to Advance Cooperation in Agriculture | Scoop