President of the Republic of Tatarstan Receives Cuban Vice President

Cuban Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas

Vice President Ricardo Cabrisas was received Monday by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.

During the cordial exchange, held in Kasan, capital of this constituent republic of the Russian Federation, the two dignitaries discussed increased bilateral trade and economic relations, specifically in the fields of automotive transport, petrochemicals and biotechnology.

President Minnikhanov expressed satisfaction with the effective participation of Tatarstan in Cuba’s Program for Economic and Social Development through 2020.

As part of his visit, Cabrisas toured the city of Naberezhnye Chelny, where KAMAZ trucks are manufactured.

Cabrisas is on a working visit to Russia to participate in the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, as well as in a meeting of co-presidents of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission, among other planned activities.

(Radio Havana Cuba)

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