Riyadh, January 1st - On the occasion of the National Day, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia, His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, sent a congratulation telegram to the President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel. In his message, the monarch expressed the sincerest congratulations and best wishes for health and happiness to His Excellency, as well as greater progress and prosperity to the government and people of the Island.
Riyadh, January 1st - At night on December 31st, the staff of the Cuban Embassy in Saudi Arabia, health collaborators in Riyadh, members of the accredited Diplomatic Corps and friends of the Island, gathered at the Ambassador’s Residence to celebrate the arrival of the New Year 2022 and the 63rd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
The attendees, among then ambassadors from Vietnam and Guinea Bissau, shared with joy and enthusiasm a modest evening, to celebrate the last day of the year 2021, the arrival of 2022 and the new anniversary of the Revolution.
Riyadh, December 29th - Based on the cultural agreement in force between the Republic of Cuba and the Republic of Yemen, Cuban authorities decided to grant eight scholarships to Yemeni students to begin their medical studies on the Island, at the school year 2021-2022.
The scholarships were handled with the Department of Collaboration that Cuba Offers at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), through the agile coordination between the Embassy of Cuba in Saudi Arabia -with concurrence in Yemen- and his Yemeni counterpart.
Havana, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of Cuba and Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding to expand and consolidate cooperation relations, local press reported today.
In the context of a visit by a delegation from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas and Saudi ambassador in Havana, Faisal bin Falah Al Harbi, signed the document.