HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) Dato Dzulkifli, CEO of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), and Ibete Fernández, Cuban ambassador to that nation, held a meeting which reaffirmed the willingness to expand bilateral ties.
Granma newspaper reports that Dzulkifli told the Cuban diplomat in Kuala Lumpur the decision of his institution to strengthen trade links through the promotion of business opportunities offered by Cuba.
He also extended an invitation to Cuban companies to participate in major trade shows organized by Malaysia each year.
In regional and multilateral spheres, the two nations share similar views and concerns on many issues.
Both countries are closely working in United Nations, the Non-Aligned Movement and the G-77 in search for peace, justice and stability.
On several occasions the Malaysian authorities have ratified the position of their country against the blockade to the Caribbean nation, for the closure of the prison in Guantánamo and the return of that territory to the island.