During his stay in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of the sultanate, the high ranking Cuban official maintained conversations with the Permanent Secretary for Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei H.E Shaikh Fadilah Shaikh Hj Ahmad at the headquarter of the Bruneian chancellery. During the meeting both parts expressed the satisfaction for the good level of the political relations between Brunei and Cuba, as well as the will to expand them in the sphere of the economic and scientific cooperation.
The Director General Peñalver thanked his hosts for the support of the Bruneians authorities in the efforts for the lifting of the economic, commercial and financial blockade that unilaterally the United States imposes to Cuba
During the meeting the Permanent Secretary was accompanied by the Director for the Americas Mrs. Dk Hajah Faezah Pg Haji Rahman. The Cuban Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, Rubén Perez Valdes, also took part in the conversations.