Hanoi - Officials from Vietnam and Cuba have discussed about the development of cooperation relations in defense with a view to strengthening it, as part of a visit here of a delegation from the Ministry of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces. The issue was discussed at a meeting held by the head of the Army Corps General, Leopoldo Cintra Frias, with his Vietnamese peer, General Ngo Xuan Lich, who expressed satisfaction for the continuous reinforcement of the traditional ties of friendship and solidarity between both peoples.
Havana´s Banco Metropolitano (Banmet) granted 1,174 loans to private businesses in 2016, a 29 percent increase compared to the previous year.
Havana - The 20th International Agricultural Fair, Fiagrop 2017, has begun its official program here today with the participation of exhibitors from some 16 countries, to promote business and promote other activities associated with this event.
Havana - The Ninth International Conference on Renewable Energy, Saving of Energy and Energy Education (CIER 2017) will examine in this capital the efficiency in the use of those and new sources, informed today organizers of the event.
Havana - A delegation from the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) will visit Cuba next April to exchange with tourism and trade authorities, officials said.