Cuba and the United Arab Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding on the mutual exemption of the visa requirement between both countries on Monday at the Cuban Foreign Ministry headquarters in Havana. The beneficiaries of the visa exemption are for Cuban citizens holding diplomatic, official and service passports.
The Executive Deputy Director of the National Ballet of Cuba, Redento Morejón, presided over the Cuban delegation at the Cultural Summit that was held in Abu Dhabi between April 7 and 11, 2019, which brought together more than 450 participants from 90 countries.
The representatives of the arts, heritage, the media, museums, public policies and technology, debated in seminars and panels to identify those formulas in which culture can build bridges and promote mutually beneficial cooperation.
The first building built in Abu Dhabi that functioned as the center of government where governmental decisions were made and interacted with the Emirati population.
The head of the Cuban mission Jorge León Cruz held a brief exchange with Mr. Saif Saeed Ghobash, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism and Tourism, who presided over the official opening of this historic facility. The Emirati deputy minister offered a cordial welcome and an extensive explanation to the diplomatic corps and invited personalities about the historic installation, which has become a national museum.