At a meeting with the Mozambican Association of Friendship and Solidarity with the Peoples, Gaute also reaffirmed Cuba’s will to continue to strengthen the ties of friendship and solidarity with the countries of Africa, especially with Mozambique.
As part of his agenda, the official also met with the president of the Mozambican Chamber of Commerce, Alvaro Massingue, and later with Cuban residents, Mozambican students who graduated in Cuba, and friends in general.
Gaute visited the Heroes’ Square in this capital, where he paid tribute to Samora Machel, the founding father of Mozambique’s independence and a friend of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, as well as those who gave their life for national liberation.
The ICAP delegation, also made up of its director for Africa and the Middle East, Yahimi Rodriguez, arrived in Maputo on Tuesday from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Upon arrival in Mozambique, the Cuban representatives met with Roque Silva, general secretary of the Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo), the political ruling party.
Later, the visitors met with the Cuban Medical Brigade that is working in Maputo and with a group of students who graduated in Cuba who visited Havana months ago, on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of internationalist education.