Cuban President Díaz-Canel meets with Qatari business people

Cuban President Díaz-Canel meets with Qatari business people
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4 December 2023
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President Miguel Díaz-Canel met on Sunday with Qatari business people to review the potential to expand and diversify investments in Cuba.

The meeting was attended by some thirty representatives from the business sector linked to strategic fields such as wholesale and retail trade, construction, maritime transportation, tourism, energy, construction and arts, the Presidency of the Republic of Cuba wrote on its X account.

The head of State described the meeting as beneficial and noted that the business people received an update on the transformations being made in the Cuban economy, as well as the strategic axes and sectors of the National Social Economic Development Plan until 2030.

Díaz-Canel told participants about Cuba’s willingness to move to a higher moment in economic relations.

According to Cuba’s Foreign Ministry, the president, and the delegation accompanying him, explained the broad investment portfolio and the high levels of security and political stability that Cuba offers.

“Political relations and cooperation have been consolidated; at the same time, we are embarked in a process of expansion and diversification of mutually advantageous economic cooperation,” Díaz-Canel highlighted.

Later, the Cuban president met with members of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce, led by its president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani.

They expressed the willingness to strengthen ties between the Qatari Chamber of Commerce and its Cuban counterpart, and investment opportunities in Cuba also discussed.

On Sunday, the Cuban head of State held official talks with the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al-Tahin, at the Lusail Palace in this capital.

The dignitaries pledged to work to increase the coordination of joint efforts in international forums to stop Israel’s aggression and achieve lasting peace in occupied Palestine.

Díaz-Canel arrived on Saturday in Doha, the second stopover on his Middle East tour, which will end in Iran.

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