The President of the Councils of State and of Ministers of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, received in the Palace of the Revolution of Havana Bolivian President Evo Morales, who pays an official visit on the island.
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The director of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Issa Etienne, at the head of the Pan-American Health Organization, cut the inaugural ribbon at the fourteenth Health for All Trade Fair, dedicated to Fidel´s legacy, to Raul and to the Cuban people.
In the company of the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, Bolivian President Evo Morales toured the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), in Havana.
At the closing of the constitutive session of the ninth legislature of the Parliament, the first Secretary of the Party, Army General Raul Castro highlighted that this coincided with the date on which, 57 years ago, Cuba won the victory in Playa Giron and gave to imperialism its first major defeat in Latin America.
In assuming the mandate of the people as President of the Councils of State and of Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel dedicated his first thought to the historical generation that with humility and consecration accompanies this hour of pressing challenges.
On the day of the victory in Playa Giron 57 years ago, it will be announced today the conformation of the Council of State elected by the deputies in the constitutive session of the National Assembly of Popular Power, attended by Cuban President Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Party.
In the constitutive session of the ninth legislature of the National Assembly of People´s Power, attended by the first Secretary of the party, Raul Castro, it was reported today the result of the Cuban deputies’ voting, who elected Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez as President of the country
The lawmakers conforming the People”s Power National Assembly took the oath today to their responsibilities, to constitute the Ninth Legislature of that entity.
Esteban Lazo has been re-elected Wednesday as Speaker of the 9th Legislature of the Cuban Parliament that was inaugurated today.
The National Candidacy Commission proposed Wednesday Esteban Lazo as Speaker of the 9th Legislature of the newly-inaugurated Cuban Parliament, nomination that will have to be ratified by direct and secret vote by the 605 lawmakers.