collection of solid waste in Havana

HAVANA, Jan. 16th  A first shipment of 24 solid waste collector trucks departed from Japan on Tuesday and will arrive in Havana on March 2, the Cuban embassy in Japan reported through its Facebook social network account.

This shipment is part of the first phase of the program of the JICS Agency (Japan International Cooperation System) for the economic and social development of Cuba under the modality of Non-reimbursable Financial Aid, details the publication of the institution.collection of solid waste in Havana

The shipment  left the port of Kobe and in three other parts a total of one hundred vehicles, of the Hino Motors brand and with specialized Kyokuto technology, will be completed, which will contribute to the sanitation programs of our capital, as part of the varied actions that are undertaken to celebrate its 500th anniversary.

The Cuban Ambassador to Japan , Carlos Miguel Pereira Hernández, witnessed the moment of embarkation and thanked the authorities of the Port, the JICS Agency, the shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), the crew of the Freighter World Spirit and the companies Sumitomo Corporation , Hino Motors and Kyokuto, for their proven professionalism.