The Conference begins this Sunday with a panel dedicated to the Cuban economy and foreign investment
The work sessions are characterized by respectful, open and uninhibited debates, which allow freedom to raise concerns. (Image: Facebook).
The second day of the IV Conference on the Nation and Emigration, which will take place at the Havana Convention Palace, began this Sunday with a panel dedicated to the Cuban economy and foreign investmentled by the Minister of Economy, Alejandro Gil Fernández and the First Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Ana Teresita González Fraga.
During his presentation, The deputy prime minister provided valuable information on the current state of the country’s economy, as well as development priorities and the changes made in the economy in recent years. In addition, he made a detailed description of the Cuban business fabric, highlighting its composition of those who work in the economy and the most representative activities.
It is stated that currently 9,399 new economic actors have been approved, distributed throughout the countryalong with gastronomy and accommodation, construction and the manufacturing industry are the most important activities.
Gil Fernández commented on that Among the main economic challenges are achieving macroeconomic balances, increasing external currency flow and continuing to perfect the socialist state enterprise.
Likewise, he said it is necessary to achieve an effective connection between all economic actors, promote local development and maintain social indicators.
The previous day, Laura Pujol Torres, deputy director general of the General Directorate of Consular Affairs and Cubans Resident Abroad in Minrex, reported that 361 Cubans living in 54 countries participated in the event. He emphasized that the work sessions were characterized by respectful, open and uninhibited debates, which allowed freedom to raise concerns.
Pujol Torres also revealed The largest delegation was from the United States, followed by Spain, Mexico, Panama, France and Italy. However, there are representatives of Cuban residents in all latitudes.
In the afternoon, a panel dedicated to culture and identity was held, moderated by Abel Prieto, president of Casa de las Américas. During this panel, Cuban artists living in different countries around the world present audiovisual productions that show how Cuba, its roots and its essence are always present in their artistic creation.
The Nation and Emigration Conference continues to create a favorable space for constructive and constructive dialogue between Cubans living abroad and the Cuban authorities. The topics addressed so far have allowed us to update consular and immigration measures, as well as strengthen cultural ties and the identity of the Cuban community abroad.
The event promises to continue to be a space for fruitful exchanges and a platform for building strong and important relations between Cuba and its nationalities abroad.