Ambassador Republic of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Gabriel Tiel Capote met the Leader of the House, Senator Syed Shibli Faraz and exchanged views over the relationship and mutual friendship between the two countries.
Leader of the House, Senator Syed Shibli Faraz said that he wished to see more Parliamentary activity between the two countries so that exchange of ideas and partnerships are encouraged. He stressed the need for the formation of friendship groups on both sides.
Ambassador Republic of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Gabriel Tiel Capote spoke of most recent sanctions imposed by the US on the Republic of Cuba. He said that these were the strictest of its kind and would adversely affect the lives of the Cuban people. He urged Pakistan to show support towards Cuba against these.
While discussing the Cuban economy and the issues it currently faces, Ambassador Republic of Cuba, H.E. Mr. Gabriel Tiel Capote said that if credit lines are extended for a year it would help enhance trade between the two countries. He showed complete support for Parliamentary exchanges and said that cultural exchange programs must be encouraged between the two countries as well.