HAVANA, Mar 31 (acn) Lebanese entrepreneurs in 10 economic sectors set up the Lebanon-Cuba Businessmen Council focusing on the investment and trade opportunities being offered by the island.
During a meeting at Beirut´s Chamber of Commerce, over 20 entrepreneurs, particularly young people, expressed their interest in exploring the Cuban market hoping to open fruitful bilateral business relations.
“We believe in Cuba and we are observing its potential; at present there are 30 thousand Lebanese migrants or Lebanese descendants there and this means that we share deep relations, said Council president Ali Kazma in the presence of Cuban ambassador to Beirut Rene Ceballo.
The Lebanese business community has big interest in investing in different Cuban sectors particularly tourism, the pharmaceutical industry, health, construction and trade. In May, a Lebanese delegation will travel to the island for exchange with Cuban entrepreneurs, the official said.