On the afternoon of October 5, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a Council of Ministers vice president, received the honorable Philip J. Pierre, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport of Saint Lucia, currently on a work visit to the country.
Both officials emphasized the good state of bilateral relations between the two islands; also noting new cooperation and bilateral trade opportunities in the spheres of construction, energy and transport. They also discussed the integration processes currently underway throughout the region, among other issues on the international agenda.
The distinguished visitor was accompanied by His ExcellencyDr. Charles Isaac, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Saint Lucia in Cuba. Participating on the Cuban side was Manuel Aguilera de la Paz, director general of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as other Ministry of Foreign Relations representatives.