Islamabad, Oct 30 - Pakistani doctors graduated in Cuba this Wednesday expressed their gratitude to the Cuban people and government for their training in Cuba, during a meeting with the vice president of the Council of Ministers, Roberto Morales.
A Cuban delegation that also includes the director of Asia and Oceania of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Alberto Blanco Silva, and the Cuban ambassador in Islamabad, Gabriel Tiel Capote, began an official visit to Pakistan.
The meeting, which was organized by the Cuban Embassy in Islamabad, was attended by coordinators of Parliamentary Groups of Friendship with Cuba, senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a representation of Pakistani doctors graduated in the Caribbean nation.
Cuba came in solidarity with the Pakistani people after the devastating earthquake of 2005, and that aid was complemented by the initiative of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to train a thousand young people from this South Asian nation in medicine.
Morales Ojeda ends a tour of Asia in Pakistan, which included his attendance at the enthronement ceremony of the new Emperor of Japan, Naruhito, and an official visit to the Republic of Singapore. (PL)