Cuban ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the secretary general of the United Malays National Organization

Ambassador Florentino Batista and UMNO Secretary General, Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan. Photo courtesy of UMNO

Kuala Lumpur, April 21, 2021- The Cuban Ambassador to Malaysia, Florentino Batista González, paid a courtesy visit to Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan, Secretary General of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) .

At the meeting, issues of mutual interest were discussed and the status of bilateral relations was reviewed to strengthen ties between Cuba and Malaysia through this important political organization.

Ambassador of Cuba attended the presentation of exclusive Habano for Malaysia

The Cuban ambassador was in charge of honor to launch the new tobacco. Photo: courtesy of the organizers

Kuala Lumpur, April 9, 2021- Florentino Batista Gonzalez, Ambassador of Cuba in Malaysia, was the guest of honor this Thursday at the launch of a new cigar named San Cristóbal de La Habana Harimau Malaya, a first exclusive edition for this country of the Southeast Asian.

The Pacific Cigar company, the Asian distributor of Cuban cigars, officially launched the new extra robust tobacco which is limited to 8,888 cases and whose epithet, Harimau Malaya, refers to the well-known Malaysian Tiger in the local language.

Translation of stories from the Golden Age into Malay language

On the occasion of commemorating the 168th anniversary of the birth of José Martí, National Hero of Cuba, the Cuban embassy in Malaysia presented five stories from the Golden Age, translated into the Malay language, thus becoming our Apostle in the first Cuban author translated into that language in the country.