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President Ramkalawan attends official opening of G77 and China Summit in Cuba

Havana, Cuba 15 September 2023: The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Wavel Ramkalawan joined fellow leaders of the Group 77 and China Summit of Heads of State and Government currently taking place in Havana Cuba. The two day summit is taking place under the- guided theme “ Current Development Challenges: The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation. ”

The official opening ceremony was held on Friday morning (15th September), where President Ramkalawan was formally welcomed at the International Conference venue by the President of Cuba, President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez.

During the opening ceremony President Diaz-Canel Bermúdez, welcomed and expressed appreciation to world leaders of the various G77 plus China members states for responding to the call of the summit and for their presence in Cuba. The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr António Guterres took the floor before the G77 and China Heads of State and Government Summit was officially declared open.

The ceremony was followed by the delivery of statements by Heads of State and Government during the General Debate session. The President was accompanied at the official opening ceremony by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde.