It is an Honor to Welcome a British Royal Couple, Diaz-Canel Says
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel considered an honor to welcome the British royal couple, Prince Charles of Wales and Duchess Camila of Cornwall, with whom he will meet in Havana Monday.
He welcomed the Royal Highnesses in a message on Twitter and said it is an honor for Cuba to welcome them and show what a country it is. He also confirmed he will hold talks with Prince Charles of Wales and Duchess Camilla of Cornwall and added the Royal couple's visit to the country shows the good state of relations between Cuba and the United Kingdom. Their highnesses arrived Sunday in Cuba and as the first of their activities they paid tribute to the apostle Jose Marti and toured the memorial named after the Cuban National Hero located in the capital Plaza de la Revolucion, accompanied by the Deputy Foreign Minister Ana Teresita Gonzalez. This Monday morning, they will visit the Palace of the General Captains in the historic center of Havana, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. Afterwards, they will attend a dinner offered by the host Head of State and a ballet gala at the Havana's Gran Teatro Alicia Alonso. Prince Charles of Wales and the Duchess Camilla of Cornwall's agenda includes meetings with private sector entrepreneurs and members of a classic British car club, and tours around community and art centers. They will also learn about actions in Cuba on urban agriculture, combating domestic violence, preserving the environment and restoring heritage. A visit to the Mariel Special Development Zone is scheduled for the opening ceremony of the construction of a photovoltaic park with British support.