Deputy Prime Minister Heads High-Level Delegation on Official Visit to Cuba
Republic of Cuba. May 24, 2017. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Hon. Patrick Faber is presently leading an Official High-level Delegation to the Republic of Cuba from May 22 to 26 2017.
He is accompanied by the Hon. Manuel Heredia Jr., Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation, and the Hon. Angel Campos, Minister of State in the Ministry of Health. The delegation is supported by a technical team formed by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Trade, the National Sports Council, the National Institute for Culture and History, and the Belize Embassy in Cuba.
The Mission will call on Vice President of the Republic of Cuba Hon. Valdes Mésa on May 24th to express solidarity between Cuba and Belize and deepen the scope of cooperation between the two nations.
In addition to discussing the traditional long-standing areas of cooperation in health and education, the Deputy Prime Minister meets with the Ministers of Education and Culture, as well as other government officials to explore areas for further mutual development in culture, sports, tourism, and trade.
The Deputy Primary Minister also meets with current Belizean scholarship recipients studying at the Latin American School of Medicine.