Army General Raul Castro, president of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Philippe Couillard, premier of the Canadian Province of Quebec, who is on an official visit to Cuba
In a cordial atmosphere on Tuesday afternoon, they spoke about the good state of relations between Cuba and Quebec, as well as about prospects for its development. Likewise, they coincided in their willingness to expand bonds in the economic-commercial sphere.
Accompanying the distinguished guest were Patrick Parisot, Canada’s ambassador to Cuba, and Johanne Whittom, associate director of the Cabinet and Chief Advisor.
Representing Cuba at the meeting were Ricardo Cabrisas, Bruno Rodriguez and Rogelio Sierra, vice-president of the Council of Ministers, minister and deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, respectively.
The Canadian Premier had met previously with Cabrisas and Rodriguez.