Cuba, Vietnam sign collaboration agreements

HAVANA, Cuba, CMC – The governments of Cuba and Vietnam have signed three collaboration agreements in the areas of economy, agriculture and health.

The agreements were signed as Prime Minister Manuel Marrero is on an official visit to the Southeast Asian country.

The Cuban presidency said officials from both nations signed the update of the Implementation Plan of the Bilateral Economic Agenda 2023-2025 and the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Agri-Food Cooperation.

They also signed the Action Plan for the implementation of a memorandum signed in September 2021, between the health ministers of Vietnam and Cuba, for the development of medical services and scientific advances.

On Friday, the first day of his official visit to Vietnam, the Cuban premier was received by his Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Minh Chinh, who awarded him the Ho Chi Minh Order, the second highest decoration conferred to Vietnamese and foreign personalities.

According to the Cuban embassy in Hanoi, both authorities, in official conversations, called for continuing the development of bilateral and multisectoral cooperation, according to the priorities and potentialities existing in both nations.

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