Cuba in Uganda

Rwandan president receives Cuban vice president

Kigali. As part of the official program of Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa, he visited the headquarters of the Rwandan presidency where he was received by His Excellency Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda.

The Cuban leader conveyed greetings from President Miguel Diaz-Canel, thanked him for his presence in Cuba during the G-77+China Summit held in Havana last September, and pointed out that this visit was part of the actions that demonstrate the decision to strengthen political relations and promote bilateral cooperation between both countries.

President of the Rwandan Senate hots the Cuban vice president.

Kigali. On the morning of November 20, the Honorable François-Xavier Kalinda received Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa at the Senate headquarters.

During the warm welcome offered by the leadership of the Senate, an official invitation from the president of the National Assembly of Cuba was extended to his Rwandan counterpart to visit Cuba.

Both parties ratified interest in strengthening relations between both legislative bodies and contributing to promoting bilateral cooperation between Cuba and Rwanda.

Vice President of the Republic of Cuba begins official visit to Rwanda

Kigali. On November 20, Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa began an official visit to Rwanda at the Kigali Genocide Memorial-Gisozi.

Accompanied by Foreign Minister Vicent Biruta, the Cuban leader paid tribute on behalf of the Cuban government and people.

Cuba and Rwanda established diplomatic relations in September 1979.

Meeting with Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum.

Kampala. On the morning of November 6, retired Ambassador George Atim, Secretary General of the Forum of Kings and Cultural Leaders of Uganda, visited the Cuban Embassy.

The head of the Cuban diplomatic mission Tania Pérez Xiqués indicated priority given by the embassy to relations with the country's religious and cultural institutions, as part of the better knowledge of the African nation and the contribution to strengthening people-to-people relations.

Cuba at the World Anthems Concert in Uganda

Kampala. On the afternoon of October 31, 2023 at the University of Makarere, Cuba was represented at the World Anthems Concert in commemoration of United Nations Day in Uganda convened by the Resident Coordinator of that organization in the African country.

The graduate in Cuba and current professor at that centre of higher education, Mrs. Abius Tushemerirwe, shared with those present the history and values of the Cuban National Anthem, before it was sung by the choir that presided over the event.