The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of direct regular flights between Cuba and the United States will take place on Tuesday, February 16, at Havana's Hotel Nacional.
The Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX), Rodrigo Malmierca, will pay a working visit to the United States on February 15-18, heading a delegation composed of officials of the MINCEX, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Central Bank of Cuba, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba, and executives of Cuban companies, the Cubaminrex Web site reported.
In the presence of over 60 Angolan entrepreneurs, the president of the Cuban Food Industry's Business Group, Iris Quiñones, presented 13 projects of business opportunities in this sector and in fisheries for foreign investment on the island.
The Agriculture Ministry will incorporate modern technologies and machinery to henequen manufacturing which will reduce energy consumption and increase the efficiency of its production.
Authorities in the Russian Ivanovo region, 254 kilometers from the capital Moscow, will launch a business mission to Cuba soon with concrete cooperation actions in tune with current bilateral economic and commercial relations.
Cuba and Japan signed on Thursday in Havana a contract to improve sanitary conditions in the municipality of Centro Havana as part of a cooperation project sponsored by the Japanese embassy on the island, reported Prensa Latina News Agency.