These buses left Colombia on January 9, where they were assembled and should arrive on the island this Thursday, thanks to the efficient management of the enterprises Itochu Coorporation, Isuzu Motors and Busscar of the South American country.
These buses will be used to strengthen transportation in the capital and they are part of a developing project for the city and the improvement of the passenger transportation.
To this end, the buses will provide services once the technical and quality inspections have been carried out by the Cuban side and the commissioning by the donor.
Japan’s Large Scale Non-Refundable Financial Aid began in Cuba in 2015 and is materialized in donations for large-scale projects aimed at the social and productive development of the country.
According to the website of the Japanese embassy on the island, the government of the Asian country has signed until today with Cuban authorities 7 programs.
As part of that cooperation, in September 2020 the island received a donation of health care equipments to strengthen the health system and infectious diseases control measures in Cuba, crucial factors to protect the lives of its people in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.