Eswatini's PM Welcomes Cuban First Vice President

Eswatini's PM Welcomes Cuban First Vice President

The Prime Minister of Eswatini-former Swaziland, Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini, ratified on Monday in Mbabane solidarity with Cuba and support for its people against US economic blockade.

These endorsemnets were expressed by Madvulo Dlamini to the First Vice President of Cuba, Salvador Valdes Mesa, who arrived Monday in Mbabane on an official visit invited by King Mswati III.

The Vice Minister of Foreign Relations Ana Teresita Gonzalez and Arnaldo Tamayo, adviser of the Minister of the Armed Forces told Prensa Latina that in a friendly meeting the Head of Government of Eswatini praised also the work of the Cuban medical brigade integrated by 20 physicians.

In this regard, the Prime Minister stressed that Cuban health professionals have taken medical care to the most remote places of that Southern African kingdom.

In another activity in the capital of Eswatini, Valdes Mesa held a friendly exchange with the President of the Senate, Lindiwe Dlamini and with the President of Parliament, Petros Mavimbela, who also thanked Cuban cooperation in the health sector and praised the professionalism of those doctors.

Both parliamentary leaders expressed their interest and willingness to continue and expand cooperation with Cuba in other sectors, and assesed the possibilities of boosting bilateral trade and investment.

Eswatini and Cuba established diplomatic relations in 1995 and in all these years that African kingdom has kept a position against US economic, commercial and financial blockade for 56 years, which has been recently tightened with the activation of Title III of the Helms Burton Act.

On the other side, Cuba has contributed to medical care in that territory and to the training of 19 professionals from different degrees in Cuban universities.

According to what was reported, King Mswati III will welcome tonight Cuban First Vice President, who traveled from South Africa after attending the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa and holding meetings with the highest authorities of that nation.