The Cuban business delegation on a working visit to the United States until February 3, began its program of activities to the State of Florida on this January 26, where they toured the facilities of Port Everglades, in Fort Lauderdale, and exchanged views with the Port’s top executives.
The Cuban representatives also held a meeting with the authorities of Broward County, led by the county’s Mayor, Barbara Sharief, and attended by businessmen from several sectors and the Port Authority. The County’s representatives and the Port Everglades Authority reaffirmed their will to continue working to strengthen the economic-commercial relations with Cuba and to eventually sign a Memorandum of Understanding in port matters, which was expected to be signed during the visit but was not possible for the reasons already stated by the media.
With the attendance of over 100 persons, a presentation by the Cuban delegation was made on the opportunities for doing business with and for foreign investment in Cuba, Mariel Special Development Zone and its deep-water Port, as well as on the existing prospects for increasing the economic ties between Cuba and Florida.
Today, January 27, the Cuban business representatives will continue their working program in the State of Florida.