The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to India, concurrent in Bangladesh, Buthan and Nepal communicates that following the decease of the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba declared nine days of National Mourning, from 06:00hrs on 26 November to 12:00 hrs on 4 December 2016.
The Cuban Embassy informs that a Condolence Book is officially kept at the Mission, located at C-102 South Extension Part II, New Delhi from Monday 28 November until Sunday 4 December, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
November 26, 2016 6:30 pm. KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her grief and sorrow over the demise of former Cuban President Fidel Castro.
Castro, Cuba’s longest-serving Communist leader, died on Friday night at the age of 90.
In a condolence message sent to Cuba’s President Raul Castro on Saturday, President Bhandari has extended profound sadness over the passing of the historic leader.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of Cuban leader Fidel Castro whom he described as one of the most iconic personalities of the 20th century and a 'good friend' of India.
I am profoundly saddened at the passing away of Commander Fidel Castro of Cuba, a heroic figure and an influential personality on the world stage.
In his death, the people of Cuba have lost the architect of their revolution and the developing countries of the world a champion of equality and justice.
He was a dear friend of India, and would continue to be remembered here, particularly for his role in the Non-Aligned Movement. I had the privilege of meeting him during my visit to Havana in October 2013.