Cuba Strengthens Ties with Salone

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He told Minister Kabba that Cuba has proposed a tripartite negotiation with China to design and execute comprehensive programmes for the control of Malaria in African countries.

He said China has expressed willingness to fund the Cuban malaria control programmes with the use of biolarvicides in countries that will express in writing their willingness to undertake the programme.

Dr. Alie Kabba in response, reaffirmed his government’s commitment to strengthening an already excellent relations between the two sister countries at both bilateral and multilateral fronts.

He said Sierra Leone cherishes Cuba’s support programmes in the country, particularly in the areas of health and education.

He added that the government of President Bio is focusing on the New Direction major flagship programme – Free Quality Education (FQE), to become a center-piece of bilateral ties with Cuba.

He also said that as a government they are aware that Cuba has made significant achievement in wiping out illiteracy and that the models used could be of benefit to Sierra Leone in achieving the president’s flagship education programme.