Radio Cadena Agramonte
Friday, April 3, 2020
Friday, August 30, 2013

Cuba and Gabon Strengthen Relations

Havana, Cuba, Aug 30.- A Cuban delegation headed by Dr. Jose Antonio Fraga, director of the LABIOFAM Business Group, was received in Gabon by Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of that country of central Africa, with the purpose of expanding and strengthening bilateral bonds.

The meeting had, as culmination, the signing of a document in which the joint decision of carrying out a project of anti-vectorial struggle for the benefit of the Gabonese population was endorsed, the Web site reported on Thursday.

Leon Nzouba, Health Minister of Gabon, and Dr. Fraga, signed the document, which begins a national program to control malaria and fight other vectors.

The head of state of the African nation praised the work currently carried out by the members of the Cuban Medical Brigade, distributed throughout Gabon.

Cuba and Gabon established diplomatic relations on March 26, 1974, and medical cooperation began in 2004, which continues with satisfactory results.(ACN)