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Cuban Foreign Trade Minister thanks China's gesture of brotherhood

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 Cuban Foreign Trade Minister thanks China's gesture of brotherhoodHAVANA, Cuba, Sep 24 (ACN) Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba, thanked the Chinese government for its gesture of brotherhood and friendship in granting new donations to the Cuban people.

The Cuban Minister highlighted the importance of bilateral cooperation, which today covers various sectors and has a positive impact on the economic and social development plans of the island, the Minrex website highlights.
Malmierca and Zhou Liujun, vice-president of the International Development Cooperation Agency of the People's Republic of China, signed several legal instruments for the materialization of this aid.
Among them is the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement between the two governments that formalizes the granting of a donation from the Chinese government to Cuba in the amount of 800 million Renminbi (some 112 million USD).
In addition, two exchanges of notes were initialled that instrumented the execution of two donations that will contribute to the work carried out by the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources to face drought and sanitation, as well as for the acquisition of a telepresence system for BioCubaFarma.
The ceremony also saw the signing of the Execution Agreement for the III phase of the donation for the Digital Television Deployment Program in Cuba, which was signed between the president of Solintel S.A., Abel Martínez Abad and the division director of China's International Economic and Technical Exchange Center, Wu Junfeng.
This third donation will allow the acquisition of new transmitters and other equipment to provide greater coverage of the digital television signal throughout the country.

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