Cuban healthcare and sports collaborators, members of the Cuban community residing in Qatar and the officials of the Cuban Mission of the Republic of Cuba to the State of Qatar gathered in the premises of the Cuban Hospital in Dukhan to commemorate the 56th Anniversary of the Revolution, the long awaited return of the Cuban Five and the New Year.
On January 1st, Qatar National News Agency (QNA) reported that HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani had sent a cable of congratulation to President Raul Castro of Cuba on the occasion of his country's independence day.
Earlier today, H.E. Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Health of the State of Qatar, welcomed the Cuban Ambassador in Doha, H.E. Ernesto D. Plasencia Escalante, in his offices at the Supreme Council of Health’s headquarters.
Below you may find excerpts of an interview to Cuban Ambassador Ernesto D. Plasencia Escalante, published by reporter Maneesh Bakshi from Qatari newspaper Qatar Tribune, last October 9.
Message from Fidel to President Nicolás Maduro
Resolution on the Guidelines of the Economic and Social Policy of the Party and the Revolution (PDF)