Jakarta, June 2, 2016. The Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly of the Republic of Indonesia Zulkifli Hasan is on an official visit to Cuba between the 2nd and the 5th of June, accompanied by a delegation of representatives of various political factions to this instance.
During his visit, the Indonesian leader will meet with officials of the National Assembly of People's Power, the Government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He will also visit places of socio-economic and cultural interest. Among the issues to be addressed it’s included the relations between the two legislative bodies, the possibilities of cooperation and the existing potentials. This visit is also an important step to update the status of bilateral relations.
In a meeting sustained with the Cuban Ambassador in March 2016, during which the diplomatic reiterated the invitation to visit Cuba, Zulkifli Hasan said that one of the major interests of his visit would know about the Healthcare System of the island and recognized that it’s an example for Indonesia. He also highlighted the historical relations between the two countries and the friendship between Soekarno and Fidel.