Minister of International Trade of Saint Kitts and Nevis Meets with Cuban Ambassador

Basseterre, March 21, 2022- The Minister of International Trade, Consumer Affairs and Labor of the Government of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Honorable Wendy Phipps, received the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, David Rivero Pérez.

During the positive meeting, the state of economic ties and collaboration between the two nations was reviewed and the mutual interest in continuing to strengthen the traditional connections, expanding into other areas of work, was reaffirmed.

Phipps, who until 2020 served as Minister of Health, thanked Ambassador Rivero for the work carried out by the Cuban Medical Brigade in the Federation, as well as the Henry Reeve contingent which, for approximately 18 months, contributed to eliminate the spread of Covid-19 on the island.

In addition, the Minister highlighted Cuba’s accomplishments in the development of pharmaceutical and biotechnological products, a sector in which she showed particular interest, with possibilities for future business. 

The Ambassador, for his part, made a presentation about Cuban exportable products and services, shared the Cuban Investment Opportunity Portfolio with the Minister and extended an invitation to the Federation’s business community to participate in the next International Trade Fair of Havana, as another alternative to explore new possibilities for commercial exchange.

(EmbaCuba Saint Kitts and Nevis- Cubaminrex)

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