Modi bats for ‘greater cooperation’ with Cuba

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By Sarkaritel March 24, 2015 11:50

Modi bats for ‘greater cooperation’ with Cuba


New Delhi, March 24  Prime Minister Narendra Modi batted for “greater cooperation” between India and Cuba in areas like trade and investment, health and renewable energy.

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“The prime minister expressed support for greater cooperation, including in the areas of trade and investment, health, biotechnology, renewable energy, sports and human resource development between the two countries,” a statement said, after Modi held talks here with Cuba’s First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez Mario.

Modi also accepted an invitation from President Raul Castro to visit Cuba.

During the meeting, Modi recalled the close and multi-faceted relations between the two countries that developed during the tenure of President Fidel Castro and nurtured by the successive generation of leadership.

Modi also appreciated the role being played by Cuba to support the cause of the developing countries, including in international fora.

In this context, the prime minister appreciated that Cuba had sent teams of doctors to the affected countries in Africa in the wake of the Ebola crisis.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel March 24, 2015 11:50