Contributing to the national economy is a priority in Cuba
7 de julio de 2020, 12:10Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The opening to international tourism in the Coco and Guillermo keys is a priority in this central province of Cuba, to contribute to the national economy, during the second phase of the post-Covid-19 recovery stage.
Speaking on the Mesa Redonda radio program on Monday, the governor of Ciego de Avila, Tomas Alexis Martin, said that both the hotels and the airport of Cayo Coco will comply with health protocols to ensure the safety of travelers and avoid any risk of contagion.
He said that the province, some 430 kilometers east of Havana, also reopened three hotels of the Islazul chain to serve national tourism, as another action to resume the economic development of the province.
Regarding food production, he said that in the current spring planting season, there are about 11,000 hectares planted with food, vegetables and fruit, a task that is supported by young people and workers from other sectors.
He highlighted the work of the mini-industries extended in all the municipalities, with a significant contribution to the feeding of the people and a good performance in the substitution of imports.
He explained that these small factories also provided an important supply of food for hospitals, grandfather's houses, children's circles and the 25 isolation centres opened in the territory to serve suspects and contacts of Covid-19.
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