Cuban Parliament Concludes Session Periods


The 7th session period of the 8th Legislature of the Cuban Parliament concludes today with a plenary session in which legislators will present a summary of the main statements discussed in the commissions

Debates en la Comisión Agroalimentaria del Séptimo Período Ordinario de Sesiones de la Octava Legislatura de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular(ANPP), con sede en el Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana, Cuba, el 6 de julio de 2016.     ACN  FOTO/ Abel PADRÓN PADILLA/ rrcc

Since July 4th, members of the People’s Power National Assembly have been analyzing issues such as the computerization of society, the potential of the tourist industry and recent changes in higher education.

Industries Minister, Salvador Pardo, reported yesterday on strategic projections for the development and modernization of the sector in order to increase exports.

Pardo explained the results of the implementation of new policies related to recycling. He also stressed the importance of foreign investment for the completion of projects in this area.

The Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez, discussed the issue of coastal flooding, destruction of natural heritage and changes in the rainfall pattern, which adversely affect hydraulic availability.

As part of discussions in the permanent groups of parliament, the president of the Agriculture and Food Commission, Bernardo Diaz, presented the results of the supervision and control of animal food production.

Meanwhile, Food Industry Minister, Maria del Carmen Gonzalez, shared with legislators the results of the implementation of the Internal Control System in the sector, and the measures needed to resolve the concerns of the population.

The Attention to Services Commission discussed issues such as social indiscipline and crime on public transportation.

The Education, Culture, Science and Technology and Environment Commission presented the preliminary results of the admissions to Higher Education in the 2015-2016 academic year and future modifications to the curricula.

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