Cuban Ambassador to New Delhi talked to the Ministers of Education and Culture of the Indian state of Kerala
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- Politics and Government
- 05 / 27 / 2009
The Leftwing Democratic Front, leading the Indian Communist Marxist Party, has been occupying the government of Kerala for decades. Kerala is one of the most important Indian states at national level.
Ramirez reviewed the state of the collaboration between Havana and Kerala with Sreemathi Teacher, Minister of Public Health.
Kerala presents the best sanitation indexes in India.
Doctor Teacher recently visited Cuba and knew of the work in several institutions and several first steps were made for a fruitful cooperation.
A first medical office has been installed, but has not been officially opened.
The combat against different illnesses such as malaria, dengue fever and others is getting progress in cooperation with Cuban laboratory LABIOFAM.
In the meeting with Education and Culture Minister M. A. Baby, Ramirez explored the possibility to exchange with students from several university centers, and other modes of bilateral collaboration between Kerala and Cuba.
Kerala has a population of 32 million inhabitants, the native language is called "malayalam", with a territory of 32,863 square kilometers (20,420 square miles) and a 92 percent of literate people in the south of India.