Havana, Aug 26 (PL) Cuban Minister of Economy and Planning Ricardo Cabrisas received today Vietnamese Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, who is on an official visit to Cuba.
According to local press, during the meeting the Cuban vice president of the Council of Ministers highlighted the importance of historical ties between both nations, and reported about the main agreements of the 7th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party in the economic area, as well as the economic result of the first semester.
Dinh Tien Dung referred to the development of his ministry and the close relations maintained with Cuban Ministry of Finance and Prices through permanent exchanges for a decade. He informed that he is carrying a donation of communications equipment to support training and working contacts.
Both ministers appreciated breakthroughs in exchanging experiences and negotiating joint investment projects.
The Asian visitor was alongside Vietnamese ambassador in Cuba Nguyen Trung Thanh and members of his delegation, composed of representatives of Vietnamese finance and company sectors.
On the Cuban side were the Minister of Finance and Prices, Lina Olinda Pedraza Rodríguez; Lourdes Garrido Álvarez and Vilma Sánchez Sempé, Director of Trade Policy with Asia and Oceania of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment.
This visit has as a main target to strengthen and increase relations of cooperation between the two nations, the report added.