Inauguration of business promotion office with Cuba in Mumbai.

The Cuba Bureau at the Office of the Indian Economic and Trade Organization (IETO) was inaugurated on August 7 in the city of Mumbai. In a ceremony attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba in India, Alejandro Simancas Marin, and the president of IETO, Asif Iqbal, this center was formally constituted, which will aim to promote trade and economic relations between the two countries.

Cuba present at tourism event in New Delhi.

Ambassador Alejandro Simancas Marín highlighted Cuba's attractions as a tourist destination, in the First Edition of the Outbound Tourism Summit, organized by the FICCI Chamber of Commerce in New Delhi. The Cuban diplomat also highlighted the opportunities for foreign investment in this sector, while explaining the different facilities and protections granted to investors in Cuba. The event was chaired by FICCI executives and was attended by a hundred tourism agencies and tour operators.