Cuba – Visit by Matthias Fekl (October 25-27, 2016)

Cuba – Visit by Matthias Fekl (October 25-27, 2016)

Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, will visit Cuba from October 25-27 together with a delegation of companies.

This visit fulfills the commitments made during the state visits by President Hollande to Havana in May 2015 and President Raùl Castro to Paris in February 2016. It will notably provide an opportunity to hold the first meetings of the bilateral committee to monitor the economic road map and the fund aimed at converting a portion of the Cuban debt into development projects.

Matthias Fekl, together with Jean Pierre Bel, Special Envoy of President Hollande, will inaugurate a branch of the French Development Agency and will meet with Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment. He will also meet with Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and Manuel Marrero Cruz, Minister of Tourism.

Matthias Fekl, accompanied by the Cuban authorities and officials from Bouygues and Aéroports de Paris, will visit the site of Havana Airport, the modernization of which has been entrusted to these two French groups. He will also inaugurate the new premises of the Alejo Carpentier French School and will meet with the French community and French businesses.

Last modified on 25/10/2016

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