Havana, 12 Feb.- Manuel Marrero Cruz, Prime Minister of Cuba, participates today in the World Summit of Governments, which will meet until next Wednesday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Speaking at the forum, the head of Government today called for a more just, democratic and equitable international order and ensured that a new international order could ensure decent living standards for current and future generations.
He warned that although humanity has reached an unimaginable scientific-technical potential, never before has the world been so unequal and inequity so profound.
The current multidimensional crisis facing the planet is aggravated by geopolitical conflicts and wars over control of natural resources that are serious threats to human survival, he said.
The Cuban premier highlighted in the social network X (formerly Twitter) that the event also addresses current issues, focused on harnessing innovation and technology to solve the challenges facing humanity.
Within the scope of the Summit, Marrero Cruz met with his Serbian counterpart, Ana Brnabi , with whom he agreed on the desire to expand and consolidate ties, especially in the biotechnology sector, highlighted the Government of Cuba in the aforementioned social network.
The Prime Minister of the largest of the Antilles also greeted Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications of the UAE.
En el contexto de la Cumbre Mundial de Gobiernos, saludé a Omar Sultán Al Olama, ministro de Estado de Inteligencia Artificial, Economía Digital y Aplicaciones de Trabajo Remoto de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos; y a Klaus Schwab, Presidente Ejecutivo del Foro Económico Mundial. pic.twitter.com/IQHzXaC24n— Manuel Marrero Cruz (@MMarreroCruz) February 12, 2024
According to the Cuban head of government, his work visit, which will last until February 16, will also include exchanges with the highest Emirati authorities, to maintain political dialogue at the highest level and advance the implementation of recently adopted agreements.
Following the visit of President Miguel Díaz-Canel, on the occasion of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an intensive system of work has been organized to follow up these conventions, said Marrero Cruz this Saturday, upon his arrival in the UAE.
Cuba has participated in the last three of the nine editions of the Summit, but this time for the first time it does so with a high-level delegation, also composed of Eduardo Martínez Díaz, head of Science, Technology and Environment; Antonio Rodríguez Rodríguez, president of the National Institute of Water Resources, and representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Trade and Investment, and of Foreign Relations. (ACN with information from PL) (Photos: PL and @MMarreroCruz)