HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 29 (ACN) Maria del Carmen Orellana, First Deputy Minister at the Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR), held a meeting at the headquarters of that body with Battsetseg Shagdar, Mongolian ambassador in Havana.
During the meeting, both parties presented the opportunities for the two countries to expand cooperative relations in the leisure industry, according to MINTUR website.
In this regard, Prensa Latina news agency reported that said collaboration will begin with the signing of a memorandum of understanding soon, through which Mongolia will consolidate the creation in Cuba of a cultural and tourist center.
Shagdar thanked Orellana for the invitation for a Mongolian delegation to attend the 40th Cuba´s International Tourism Fair, scheduled for May 2021 in Varadero Beach, and assured the participation of his country in that specialized commercial exchange.
Mongolia is a sovereign country, without access to the sea, located between the regions of East and Central Asia, with a population of more than three million people in an area of more than 1.564,000 square kilometers.
Cuba and Mongolia established diplomatic relations on December 7, 1960, maintained uninterruptedly for six decades on the basis of respect and collaboration in various economic and social sectors such as education, health, agriculture, sports and culture.