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Courtesy call by the Vice President of Cuba on the President


Islamabad, October 30, 2019 (PPI-OT): Decades’ old friendship between Pakistan and Cuba was based on the shared ideals of respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity, peaceful co-existence, equality and mutual benefit, said President Dr. Arif Alvi while talking to Vice President of Cuba, Mr. Roberto Morales Odeja, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad. The President appreciated the Cuban scholarship programme for the Pakistani medical students offered after the October 2005 earthquake.

He noted that the doctors, after graduating from Cuba, were playing a significant role in the health sector of Pakistan. The President apprised the Cuban dignitary on the precarious situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir in wake of the unilateral and illegal steps by India to alter the internationally recognized disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir. Vice President of Cuba, Mr. Roberto Morales Odeja is on 3-day visit to Pakistan.

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