Caracas, 27 August 2022 (TDI): The Deputy Prime Minister of Cuba, Alejandro Gil, met the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro on Friday. During their meeting, the two sides discussed opportunities to strengthen ties between their states.
En imágenes 📸 | Reunión del Presidente de la República Bolivariana de #Venezuela, @NicolasMaduro, con el Viceprimer Ministro y Ministro de Economía y Planificación de la República de #Cuba, @AlejandroGilF, en el marco de la visita oficial de trabajo del dirigente 🇨🇺 a Caracas. pic.twitter.com/7SxO1Mu6Sb
— EmbaCuba_Venezuela (@embacubaven) August 26, 2022
The President of Venezuela expressed his pleasure in meeting the deputy Prime Minister of Cuba. During their meeting, the President highlighted the need of strengthening ties between both states.
Hoy #26Ago, sostuve una amena reunión con Alejandro Gil Fernández, Viceprimer Ministro y Ministro de Economía y Planificación de Cuba. Revisamos el amplio mapa de cooperación que nuestros países llevan adelante en diferentes sectores. ¡Cuba y Venezuela, Hermandad Inquebrantable! pic.twitter.com/YrdmIG64K1
— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) August 26, 2022
Moreover, he also updated the Deputy Prime Minister about the ongoing cooperation between Venezuela and Cuba in different domains.
Subsequently, the President highlighted that the bond between both states was unbreakable.
Cuban Deputy Prime Minister’s visit to Venezuela
The Cuban official kicked off his visit to Venezuela on Tuesday. He arrived in Caracas on Tuesday at the Simon Bolivar International Airport in Maiquetia. There, the Deputy Premier was welcomed by the Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister, Raul Li Causi.
#EnFotos | Viceministro para el Caribe @rlicausi, recibió al Viceprimer Ministro y Ministro de Economía y Planificación de la República de Cuba, Alejandro Gil, en el marco de su visita para el intercambio permanente entre ambas naciones 🇨🇺🤝🇻🇪 pic.twitter.com/mJE9qSLlNC
— Cancillería Venezuela 🇻🇪 (@CancilleriaVE) August 24, 2022
During his visit, the Prime Minister reaffirmed good relations between both countries. He held meetings with government officials of Venezuela. Moreover, he discussed strengthening cooperation between Venezuela and Cuba in health care, education, sports, agricultural production, and culture.
The Deputy Prime Minister also visited a number of places in Caracas. Additionally, the delegation headed by him met the team members working at the Cuban embassy in Venezuela.
El Viceprimer ministro cubano 🇨🇺 @AlejandroGilF y la delegación que lo acompaña en su visita de trabajo a Venezuela 🇻🇪, sostuvo fructífero intercambio sobre temas de interés nacional con el colectivo de la @embacubaven. #CubaPorLaPaz #CubaPorLaVida #CubaHonra pic.twitter.com/g9hBMLgPP6
— Misión Médica Cubana en Venezuela (@cubacooperaven) August 25, 2022
During their meeting, he appreciated the team for their work in bringing the two nations closer.
Relations between Venezuela and Cuba:
Cuba and Venezuela have close relations at the highest political level and extensive ties in other areas. These relations are based on the Comprehensive Collaboration Agreement initiated by the revolutionary leaders Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez on October 30, 2000.
As part of this alliance, several collaboration projects have been signed to date. both countries enjoy partnerships in healthcare services, drug supplies, advice, and preparation of human resources in educational, sports, cultural and productive programs.