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Conference of New Council of China-Cuba Friendship Association Held in Beijing

Time:2013-07-09Editor:Hua JiaguangResource:Department of American and Oceanian AffairsPrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

The conference of the new council (2013-2018) of China-Cuba Friendship Association (CCFA) was held at Peace Palace in the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) on July 9,2013, more than 40 council members and representatives from various circles of society attended the conference. The new council leaders of the CCFA were elected. Bai Lichen, the former vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was elected as the president. Xie Yuan, the vice president of the CPAFFC, Liu Yuqin, the former Chinese ambassador to Cuba and He Chenguang, the general manager of the China Communication Co., Ltd were elected as the vice presidents respectively. Ji Yongjun, the deputy director-general of Department of American and Oceania Affairs of the CPAFFC was served as secretary general. President Bai Lichen delivered the important speech in the conference, he said that the CCFA should strengthen the communication with Cuba on friendship cities, economic cooperation, culture exchanges, personnel exchanges and others in the future. President Bai also conferred the council members the letters of appointment at the conference.

The CCFA held a celebrating banquet after the conference. H.E. Mr. Alberto Jesus Blanco Silva, the Cuban ambassador to China and other diplomats from the Cuban embassy attended the banquet.President Xie Yuan and Ambassador Alberto Jesus Blanco Silva made speeches respectively.



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