President starts tour of provinces to oversee implementation of new measures

Havana - President Miguel Díaz-Canel and other government authorities are starting this Friday a tour of the Cuban provinces.

The tour is aimed at overseeing the implementation of the measures adopted as a result of the temporary energy situation the island is facing due to US hostility.

The visits, which will start in Havana and Mayabeque provinces, will also serve to explain the characteristics of the provisions and to hear the contributions that local authorities and the population can make for their successful implementation.

During his special TV appearance Thursday, President Diaz-Canel said that providing the population full explanation is a must of public servants and that through communication uncertainty can be dispelled.

Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers held a session Thursday to evaluate how the various ministries plan to implement  the proposed actions.

The measures include the reorganization of work hours and some activities, the postponement of academic, cultural and sports  events, the effective use of remote work, adjustment in study programs, among others that will contribute to the saving of fuel and energy consumption during peak hours.


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