Havana - The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Raul Castro, and President Miguel Diaz-Canel attended the ordinary session of the National People's Power Assembly of Cuba on Wednesday.
At a virtual meeting, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, lawmakers from all over the country will vote on four draft bills, which were analyzed at previous working meetings and were modified according to criteria submitted by legislators and citizens.
The draft bills refer to Foreign Service, the organization and functioning of the Council of Ministers, the revocation of those elected to the People's Power bodies, and the President and the Vice President of the Republic.
The parliamentary agenda also includes the liquidation of the 2019 State budget, the regulations approved during the period between sessions and the swearing of 20 new lawmakers.
The parliamentarians will also be informed and will debate on the country's strategy to counter the economic crisis and boost national development.
This first of two ordinary sessions of the year was preceded by two working meetings on draft bills, information about Cuba's fight against Covid-19 and the monetary overhaul under way.
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