The vice-president went to the embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Caribbean nation, where she signed the book of condolences dedicated to the Head of State, which will be open until May 20.
“We will never forget the collaboration provided by that country for the development of important social projects in our country, where His Highness played an important role,” she wrote Chapman.
On behalf of the island, the deputy minister of Foreign Affairs Josefina Vidal and the director of North Africa and the Middle East of Minrex, Alexander Pellicer, also signed.
Since the opening of the book of condolences on May 14, a day after the president’s death, several ambassadors, diplomatic representatives, government officials and various Cuban institutions have signed their condolences.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan became president of the UAE in 2004, however he disappeared from the public eye a decade later after suffering a stroke.
Since then he ruled through his half-brother and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Mohamed bin Zayed, now the country’s new president.