The Cuban President met UNIDO director-general on Friday

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel held a meeting with the director general of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Gerd Müller, on a visit to the island, it was reported today.

Havana, Cuba.- The president said in his profile on X, that the day before he thanked the UN official for the support provided to Cuba in various cooperation projects to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development of the country.

At the meeting, Diaz-Canel valued the high significance of the presence of UNIDO's top representative in the Antillean nation from the historical ties with this entity, amplified a report from Radio Rebelde.

The head of state highlighted the results of cooperation during the five-year period, which he described as successful, and also predicted favorable results for the coming five-year period.

He also acknowledged UNIDO's support for the Country's Program being developed within the borders, aligned with industrial development, one of the strategic axes of the National Program for Economic and Social Development until 2030.

The Cuban president listed several prioritized areas in the national industrial development: the one linked to food production, the energy sector, and the transition to a new energy matrix based on renewable energy sources, the pharmaceutical industry, quoted the journalistic source. UNIDO's Country Programs promote industrial development. (PL)