Havana, Nov 30 (PL) The British Royal Navy frigate HMS ARGYLL, arrived today in this capital for a friendly visit.
A 21-gun salute from the visiting ship was reciprocated by a battery from the Fortress of San Carlos de La Cabana. Commander Paul Hammond said this is an opportunity to further strengthen relations with the Cuban people.
In a meeting held at the Mayors House, Vice President of the Public Administration Council in Havana, Juan Montalvo, told the visitor that he will be able to verify the Cubans’ effort to improve the economic situation of their country.
Montalvo gave Hammond the Medal for the 495th Anniversary of the City. As part of their stay in Cuba, the British sailors will develop a busy agenda, including meetings with top officials of the Cuban Revolutionary Navy and visits to places of historical and cultural interest. According to an official not, the population will be allowed to visit the ship on 11:00-14:00 local time today.