On October 13, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received His Excellency Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, on an official visit to Cuba.
In a fraternal atmosphere, both leaders highlighted the excellent state of bilateral relations and ratified the willingness of their respective governments to continue strengthening the historic ties of friendship and solidarity which unite the two countries. They also discussed key issues on the international agenda.
The distinguished visitor as accompanied by the honorable Ramtane Lamamra, minister of State and minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Minister for Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf; and M’hmed Achache, Algerian ambassador to Cuba.
Participating on the Cuban side were Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a Council of Ministers vice president and minister of Economy and Planning; as well as Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Roberto Morales Ojeda, and Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, ministers of Foreign Relations, Public Heath, and Foreign Trade and Investment, respectively.