Asif Iqbal, president of the IETO, based in the city of Bangalore, opened this virtual forum dedicated to the 62nd anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic relations.
Iqbal highlighted the historical ties of friendship and cooperation between the two countries, ratified the purpose of strengthening the economic and commercial ties and called to put an end to the US blockade against Cuba.
In this regard, he recalled that New Delhi supports the resolution of condemnation adopted every year by the United Nations General Assembly to end the more-than-60-year US siege.
During the meeting, Cuban Ambassador to India Alejandro Simancas presented the exportable offer and the island’s new portfolio of investment projects, highlighting the options of the bilateral trade and the inclusion of the Indian companies in the Caribbean country’s development plan.
The participants in the event renewed the bases of friendship and solidarity between the two countries and the will to strengthen them.