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Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s visit To Cuba Starts Tomorrow

He will be accompanied by Permanent Secretary in the PM’s office, Yogesh Karan and Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Satyendra Prasad.
30 Sep 2019 11:50
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s visit To Cuba Starts Tomorrow
Permanent Secretary for the Office of the Prime Minister Yogesh Karan ( fourth from left), Minister for Defence, National Security and Foreign Affairs Inia Seruiratu (fifth from left), Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (sixth from left), with part of the Fijian delegation in New York. Photo: PM’s Office

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama leaves New York and flies to Cuba tomorrow for an official visit.

He will be accompanied by Permanent Secretary in the PM’s office, Yogesh Karan and Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Satyendra Prasad.

Mr Bainimarama has been invited by Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Cane.

He will visit the Latin-American School of Medicine (ELAM), and will meet with the Fijian medical students.

He will be met on his arrival in Havana by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez and the State Protocol.

After a briefing on his programme at the Protocol Lounge, he and his delegation will be driven to a Protocol House of the Council of State at “El Laguito”.

Mr Bainimarama will hold bilateral talks with Mr Díaz-Canel.

In addition, President Díaz-Canel will host a State Dinner honouring the visit.

Other Government senior officials will hold bilateral talks with their Cuban counterparts.

He will lay a wreath at the Statue of the José Martí, Cuban National Hero, at the Revolution Square in Havana.

He will visit and receive full explanations about the Cuban Program of “Early Warning System for hurricanes and others natural disasters”;

He will tour the Cuban Medical, Tropical Medicine and Biotechnology complex, Sugar Sector, and any other places of interest.

He would also visit other places of interest and hold meetings.

Agreement on Visa Exemption and MoU in Sports are part of PM’s agenda as well.

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