Havana - President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel and King of Spain Felipe VI signed on Tuesday in this capital a legal instrument to boost bilateral relations.
The Country Association Framework Agreement between Cuba and Spain 2019-2022 in Matters of International Cooperation for Development, was signed at the Palace of the Revolution by Foreign Ministers Bruno Rodriguez and Josep Borrell.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain, the agreement is endowed with 57.5 million euros, and includes the contribution of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), autonomous communities, NGOs and cultural cooperation.
The new instrument renews that signed and valid from 2014 to 2017, for integration and dialogue for cooperation, and is structured around three axes: increased productivity, sustainable territorial development and consolidation of an effective public administration.
Prior to the act, Felipe VI was officially welcomed and spoke with President Diaz-Canel.
At the beginning of their activities in Cuba, the Spanish royal couple paid tribute this morning to the island's National Hero, Jose Marti.
More than 200 invited guests from some 44 countries will join capital city residents for the country’s most popular literary event, one that nurtures our spirits: The 29th Havana International Book Fair, February 6-16, with its main venue in the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, and set to travel across the country, concluding April 12 in Santiago de Cuba.Read More
The International Film and Television School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños begins 2020 with a new course, the intensive screenwriting workshop for film, television and the Internet entitled "Screenwriters of the 21st Century"; to be held from February 17 to March 6.Read More
Las Tunas - Art education is undoubtedly one of the Cuban Revolution’s most significant achievements, and a treasure that must be preserved, which is why, as part of his visit to the province, the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, toured the Cucalambé Professional Art School, and interacted with students and teachers there.Read More