Cuba - Visit by Matthias Fekl (Havana, November 6 to 7, 2015)


Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, will visit Cuba from November 6 to 7, 2015, to attend the Havana International Fair. Six months after President Hollande’s official visit to Cuba, this visit will help support the development of our bilateral relations.

Matthias Fekl, who will be accompanied by a delegation of companies, will meet with the minister of foreign trade, the vice president of the Council of Ministers, and the deputy minister of tourism. He will work on developing our economic cooperation and will take stock of action by the French Development Agency in the country.

Matthias Fekl will inaugurate - together with his counterpart - the French pavilion at the fair and will visit the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Havana. He will meet with the French community, its elected representatives and consular advisers and will visit the Alejo Carpentier French School.