Riyadh, January 23rd - In the afternoon, the Circumscription Electoral Commission of the Embassy of Cuba in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was constituted, in order to participate in the process of popular consultation and referendum on the Family Code, approved recently by the National Assembly of People’s Power.
In a simple and solemn ceremony, headed by Ambassador Vladimir Gonzalez Quesada, the members of the commission, Rebeca Fernandez Nuñez, as president; Dr. Suiberto Hechavarría Toledo, as Vice President; and Fernando Duque Gómez, as vocal, signed the oath.
Riyadh, January 20th – Responding to a previous invitation from the president of the Saudi-Cuban Parliamentary Friendship Committee in the Consultative Council (Shura), Dr. Ibrahim Bin Mahmoud Al-Nahas, the Ambassador of Cuba, Vladimir González Quesada, met the members of the abovementioned committee to offer an update on the Island from the political, economic and social point of view as well as an assessment of the current state of bilateral relations.
Riyadh, January 1st - On the occasion of the National Day, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia, His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, sent a congratulation telegram to the President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel. In his message, the monarch expressed the sincerest congratulations and best wishes for health and happiness to His Excellency, as well as greater progress and prosperity to the government and people of the Island.
Riyadh, January 1st - At night on December 31st, the staff of the Cuban Embassy in Saudi Arabia, health collaborators in Riyadh, members of the accredited Diplomatic Corps and friends of the Island, gathered at the Ambassador’s Residence to celebrate the arrival of the New Year 2022 and the 63rd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
The attendees, among then ambassadors from Vietnam and Guinea Bissau, shared with joy and enthusiasm a modest evening, to celebrate the last day of the year 2021, the arrival of 2022 and the new anniversary of the Revolution.