The parameters of a future co-operation agreement between Bulgaria and Cuba were discussed at a meeting by the President BAS, Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to our country, H.E. Caridad Yamira Cueto Milián. A Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of scientific research is to be drawn up and signed shortly between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Cuban Academy of Sciences and the University of Havana.

At the meeting, Cuba’s ambassador spoke about areas where Cuban scientists could work with their Bulgarian counterparts. Cuba has a tradition of working on projects with foreign organizations in the field of medicine and the treatment of lung cancer, she highlighted.

Academician Revalski emphasized that the signing of an agreement with major Cuban scientific institutions would help to strengthen direct contacts between scientists from both countries in a number of fields.