In the morning of today the ambassador of Cuba in Zimbabwe, Carmelina Ramirez, was received by the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technological Development, Hon. Professor A. Murwira. This meeting recalled the strong ties between Cuba and Zimbabwe in education, with more than 3000 national graduates in our country thanks to the scholarship program, which is currently maintained although to a much lesser extent.
Sponsored by the Friendship Association Zimbabwe-Cuba took place on Friday afternoon, a panel under the theme "Solidarity with Cuba: Condemning the US Blockade against Cuba". At the act of solidarity, based at the Diplomacy Institute of Zimbabwe , attended by representatives of graduates in Cuba, members of the leadership and of the ZANU PF Youth League, students from the Diplomacy Institute, Cuban residents and friends of Cuba.
On the morning of today, Cuban Ambassador Carmelina Ramirez made a courtesy visit to the president of the Senate, the honorable Mabel Chinamano. During the meeting there was talk about the historical relations between Zimbabwe and Cuba, Cuba's assistance to Zimbabwe in important areas such as health and education, with the training of young zimbabweans in Cuban schools since the 80s, and future areas in which they can work as Sports and Tourism.
Yesterday morning, Cuban Ambassador Carmelina Ramirez signed the Book of Condolences opened by the Embassy of Mozambique in honor of the victims of Cyclone Idai, which hit the north of that country and part of Zimbabwe. The ambassador went with the Third Secretary of the Embassy, the official Vladimir Guerra who also signed the book. Cyclone Idai spent last week in the city of Beira, destroying everything in its path towards Zimbabwe and Malawi.