New Change in Cuba Goverment, Miguel Diaz Canel is the Minister of Higher Education designed by Raúl Castro
Vela was congratulated on his efforts but it was not stated if he would go on to hold another government post.
Diaz Canel’s last position was as First Secretary of the Communist Party for Holguin Province, a position he held from 2003 until April 2009, reported the Cuban press on Friday.
Cuba has both a Ministry of Education, whose minister is Ena Elsa Velazquez Cobiella, and another specifically for Higher Education, now headed by Diaz Canel.
Source: Havana Times