Moscow, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Council of Ministers Vice President and Minister of Economy and Planning of Cuba, is beginning today a working visit to the Russian Federation.
Cabrisas is presiding over the Cuban delegation to the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which will be held in that northern Russian city on May 24-26.
During his stay here, the Cuban vice president, who in turn co-chairs the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Collaboration, will hold talks with Russian authorities and directors of companies that maintain ties with Cuba.
In the framework of the Forum, the vice president will also participate in two High Level panels along with other heads of foreign delegations invited to this important event.
The delegation includes Agriculture Minister Gustavo Rodriguez Rollero; First Deputy Energy and Mines Minister Raul Garcia Barreiro, and First Deputy Transport Minister, Eduardo Rodriguez Davila.
The Cuban representation also includes Deputy Minister of Industries Jose Gaspar Alvarez Sandoval, general director of Bilateral Affairs at the Cuban Foreign Ministry Emilio Lozada Garcia, and Cuba’s ambassador to Russia Gerardo Peñalver Portal, among other officials.