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Havana, Cuba.-Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated the Cuban people upon his arrival on official visit to Havana on Monday evening and said his visit will further strengthen bilateral friendship relations.
"We would like to extend our congratulations to Cuba and sincerely hope that Cuba can achieve one victory after another in socialist construction," the Chinese president said in a written report handed over to reporters upon his arrival at Havana´s Jose Marti International airport, where he was welcomed by Cuba´s first vice-president Miguel Diaz-Canel, Chinese media reported. In Cuba, which is the last leg of his current Latin American tour that already took him to Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela, Xi is scheduled to hold talks with President Raul Castro and sign a far-reaching bilateral cooperation document for future development of mutual relations.
Havana, Cuba.-The Provincial Assembly of People's Power in the western territory of Matanzas granted Revolution leader Fidel Castro and President Raul Castro a special acknowledgement for the 40th anniversary of the government body.
During a ceremony, held at the local Velasco movie theater in Matanzas city, the provincial body also acknowledged Parliament president Esteban Lazo on the occasion.
Havana, Cuba.-Xi Jinping on Official Visit to CubaHAVANA, Cuba, Jul 22 (acn) The President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, arrived in Cuba on Monday on an official visit, during which he will hold talks with Army General Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (CC PCC) and President of the councils of State and Ministers.
The Chinese head of state was received at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport by Miguel Diaz-Canel, member of the Politburo of the CC PCC and First Vice-president of the councils of State and Ministers.