On the social network X, the Cuban head of Government wrote that during the meeting, they discussed the potential of their countries to expand economic and commercial ties, with emphasis on biotechnology.
Marrero also met on Monday with his Serbian counterpart, Ana Brnabić; the executive president of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab; and Emirati ministers, within the framework of the World Governments Summit, which is taking place in Dubai.
Speaking at the plenary session of the event, the Cuban prime minister warned that although humanity has reached an unimaginable scientific-technical potential, never before has the world been so unequal and inequality so deep.
The current multidimensional crisis that is affecting the planet is aggravated by geopolitical conflicts and wars for the control of natural resources, which are serious threats to human survival, he said.
He reiterated Cuba’s solidarity and unwavering support for the Palestinian people in light of the genocide being committed in their territories illegally occupied by Israeli forces.
Marrero referred to Cuba’s experiences in the field of science, technology and innovation, which are fundamental pillars of the Cuban Government’s management.
The Covid-19 pandemic posed a challenge to strengthen Cuba’s technological sovereignty, especially in the field of health care, in which three national vaccines and two other vaccine candidates were developed.