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Cuba keen to cooperate with Kerala in health, tourism sectors

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Cuba has expressed interest in cooperating with in various sectors, including health, sports and tourism.

This was stated by the Cuban Ambassador to Martinez Oscar I Cordoves during a meeting with Chief Minister in yesterday, an official release said here today.

Vijayan and Cordoves held discussion on the possibility of utilising Cuba's expertise in the health sector.

The possibility of sending doctors and sportspersons from Kerala to Cuba for training also came up during the meeting, the release said.

Cordoves said that his country was ready to import spices like pepper and cardamom directly from Kerala if the Indian accorded permission.

State Chief Secretary Nalini Netto, State secretary Kodiyerai Balakrishnan and party politburo member M A Baby were among those present during the meeting.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 18:13 IST