New Delhi, July 19, 2017. The Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Cuban Embassy in India, Mrs. Marileydis Dueñas Morales, participated in the activity carried out this day at Vigyan Bhavan Plenary Hall, where prizes were awarded to the 8 best Leaders, key policy makers and change makers of India in 2016 for their outstanding work, in the presence of the Vice-President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari as Chief Guest along with 12 other personalities from the Government and the Parliament of this country.
During this activity, the Cuban diplomat was able to congratulate and exchange briefly with two of the honorees of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament): Shri Sharad Yadav, Hon. Leader and MP, Janata Dal (U), who won the Life Time Achievement Award Prize and Shri. Sitaram Yechury, Hon. Leader and MP of CPM, who received the Best Parliamentarian of the Year Award, 2016. (EMBACUBA INDIA)