The Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, was received with honors this Sunday by his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Díaz-Canel, at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana.
After listening to the hymns of Cuba and Mexico, López Obrador and Díaz-Canel crossed the Sol de América room where a military Honor Guard was waiting with salute and reverence.
After the ceremonial ceremony, the president of Mexico presented the delegation of charges accompanying him, including the Secretary of National Defense, General Luis Cresencio Sandoval; from the Navy, Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán; the coordinator of advisors to the presidency, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel; the Secretary of Health, Jorge Alcocer Varela, and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard.
Later, the private meetings between the two heads of state began and later an extended meeting with the delegations is planned in the Hall of the Shield.
At noon, the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Secretaries of Health of Mexico and Cuba is scheduled. The Mexican president will also receive the José Martí Order in the Portocarrero Hall.