Cuban government notes improvement in the country's energy carriers

Edited by Ed Newman
2023-07-31 23:14:42


This Monday, the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers was held to evaluate issues of the country's economic and social life.    Photo: Estudios Revolución.

Havana, August 1 (RHC)-- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel headed a government meeting on Monday, in which he noted improvements in the situation of energy carriers and evaluated the progress of measures for the country's socioeconomic development.

During the session of the executive committee of the Council of Ministers, led by Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, the stability in the supply of fuels and other energy carriers was acknowledged in relation to previous weeks.

According to a television news report, the head of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Vicente La O, pointed out that electricity generation capacities have been recovered in the national electro-energy system -SEN.

The head of this sector stated that the strategy made it possible to put into operation the thermoelectric plants planned to produce the energy demanded by the population and the nation's economy during the summer months.

All the thermoelectric plants planned to be incorporated to the SEN are on line, there is one more planned for the month of August; meanwhile, the company Energas reaches its generation potentialities during peak hours, Minister La O

The President appreciated the improvement in the supply of fuel, and urged to follow up on the measures adopted to achieve continuity in their implementation.

The governmental body also reviewed the actions to guarantee the production of food and the acquisition and distribution of the basic basket of food products in spite of the international crisis and the tightening of the U.S. blockade.

Likewise, the governmental entity analyzed the situation of cargo and passenger transportation and the supply of water to the population.

Regarding the latter, the president of the Institute of Hydraulic Resources, Antonio Rodríguez, explained that although there is recovery in the water reservoirs, there are regions of the country affected by the drought.

On the other hand, Rodríguez said, work is being done to repair pumping equipment for the water supply, especially in Havana, which will be supported by the imminent arrival in the country of new equipment for these functions.

For his part, the president of the National Assembly of People's Power (parliament), Esteban Lazo, called for prompt compliance with the agreements of the most recent ordinary session of the parliament, among them the surveillance in neighborhoods and communities.

Lazo also mentioned the confrontation of illegalities, corruption and inflation. At the meeting, the program for the country's bankarization was approved.

Also present at the meeting of the Cuban executive were the members of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party, the Vice President of the Republic, Salvador Valdés, and the Secretary of Organization of the Central Committee, Roberto Morales.


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