The Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture of India, Meenakshi Lekhi, participated virtually in the Meeting of Ministers of Culture, members of the G77+China, held in Havana on May 4.
The Minister addressed during the first topic discussed: "Culture as a global public good. Mechanisms and alternatives of South-South cooperation for sustainable development". In her speech, the Minister reiterated India's commitment to a more sustainable, inclusive and culturally vibrant future.
The chief minister of the Indian state of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, received on Saturday the Cuban Ambassador to India, Alejandro Simancas Marin, to whom he ratified his willingness to strengthen bilateral relations of friendship and cooperation, while expressing his interest in paying a visit to Havana.