Vietnam gifts 5,000 tons of rice to Cuba

(VOVWORLD) - A ceremony to deliver 5,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice to Cuba as a gift took place at the headquarters of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX) on Friday. 
Vietnam gifts 5,000 tons of rice to Cuba - ảnh 1Head of the Northeast Department of the  General Department of State Reserves Nguyen Quang Hung (L) and General Director of Cuba's Food Export and Import Corporation Alejandro Mustelier Zamora sign the contract on the delivery of 5,000 tons of rice to Cuba, September 14, 2018. (photo: Le Ha/VNA in Cuba)

Prior to the delivery, Head of the General Department of State Reserves, Do Viet Duc, reiterated the traditional friendship and support of the Vietnamese Party, State, and people for the Cuban people’s revolutionary cause.

Deputy Minister of MINCEX Antonio Carricarte thanked Vietnam for the gift and for helping Cuba increase rice production. He said that long-standing friendship will catapult bilateral cooperation, particularly in trade, investment, and services.

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