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Friday, July 13, 2012
Cuba and India for More Economic Cooperation
Havana, Cuba, July 13.- Agriculture, communications, computing and tourism are some of the sectors in which experts from India identified great possibilities for economic cooperation with Cuba, as it was known on Thursday during a bilateral business forum.
During a press conference in this capital, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Minister of State for India’s Commerce and Industry, asserted that that his country is among the first in the world in terms of communications and can make great contributions to the island with fiber optic technologies.
Scindia, who headed the delegation of Indian executives for the meeting with Cuban businessmen, gave as an example the use of this technique in the restoration of railroad communication systems and computer networks, among others.
Likewise, he said that tourism is another field in which bonds can be boosted and generate not
only income but also jobs.
Inderdeep Singh, president of the India’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce, pointed out that agriculture, mining, and the petrochemical, sugar and pharmaceutical industries are lines in which the two nations can cooperate, in the transfer of both knowledge and technology.
For his part Orlando Hernandez, First Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade and Investment, said that commercial exchange with India can increase to higher levels as compared to current ones.
He also ratified the lines for potential cooperation and stressed that they will also contribute to strengthen friendship relations.
The representatives of the Indian government ratified their admiration for the fraternity existing between the two peoples and their historic leaders. (ACN)
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