HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 27 (ACN) China and Cuba signed cooperation agreements to create an artificial intelligence center and teach Spanish, pacts considered as a projection towards a higher stage in bilateral ties, diplomatic sources reported on Sunday.
The agreements represent collaboration in these fields between the universities of International Studies of the Chinese province of Hebei, and the Cuban universities of Camagüey and Central de Las Villas, according to a report from Prensa Latina agency.
The signing was the culmination of the official visit made to the Asian country by the Minister of Higher Education of the Island, José Ramón Saborido, said the Cuban embassy in Beijing.
This week, the minister fulfilled an agenda that included the renewal in Beijing of an exchange agreement in his sector for the period 2018-2022, meetings with the Chinese Minister of Education, Chen Baosheng, the vice-governor of Hebei, Ge Haijiao, and the mayor of Shijiazhuang, Deng Peiran.
Saborido toured Tsinghua University, Jiaotong University, Post and Telecommunications University, Beijing Institute of Technology, as well as Confucius University, with which there are historical relations of cooperation and friendship.
He also had a meeting with Cuban students in the Chinese capital and was interested in their experiences and future projections in order to contribute to national development.
The visit to China of the minister and his delegation is part of an Asian tour that will also take him to Vietnam.