President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz Canel, calls for ideas to improve the economy.

Havana , February 28 (RHC)—Cuban president,  Miguel Díaz-Canel, has advocated for collective thinking to boost the economy, through ideas that may lead to transformation and progress.

In the annual meeting to take stock of the work of the Ministry of Economy and Planning, the President warned that an immediate response is needed amidst a complex scenario, characterized by the reinforcement of the US blockade.

He urged listening to those who know more and approaching research centers and universities in order to promote innovation.

He also stressed urgency in  promoting exports and encouraging  foreign investment so that the Cuban economy can grow.

In addition, he insisted that these areas, together with tourism and the non-state sector, are key to improve the island´s economy.

The Cuban leader also reiterated the country's commitment to computerizing society, the replacement of imports and the for the short term achievement of alternatives to overcome the shortage of financial resources.

Edited by Jorge Ruiz Miyares


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