President of Cuba holds meeting with ITU secretary

Edited by Beatriz Montes de Oca
2023-09-14 11:35:32


President of Cuba holds meeting with ITU secretary, who is in Cuba in the context of the G77 Summit


Havana, Sep 14 (RHC) Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel today met with the secretary general of the International Communications Union (ITU), Doreen Bogdan-Martin, who is in Cuba.

At the meeting, held at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, the Cuban president congratulated the visitor on her election as head of the ITU last year, when she became the first woman to assume that position since the organization's constitution in 1865. The meeting was held in the context of the Summit of the Group of 77 and China.

In addition, the head of state thanked the trust placed in Cuba by granting the Caribbean country the headquarters of the celebration for the tenth anniversary of the Accessible America event, which will take place from November 8 to 12. He also highlighted the importance of the completion of the Project for the Control of the radio spectrum, developed jointly between Cuba’s Ministry of Communications and the ITU.

During the dialogue, Bogdan-Martin recognized the effort that Cuba makes to promote a digital, inclusive and participatory society, in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals until 2030.

In this regard, it was explained that work is being done on the development of the Policy for Digital Transformation, which enriches and updates the Comprehensive Policy for the improvement of the computerization of society, approved in 2017.

Bogdan-Martin is one of the leaders of international organizations that will be present at the G77 Summit, to be held this Friday and Saturday at the Havana Convention Palace. (Source: PL)


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