According to Granma news daily, the Brazilian president travels accompanied by a delegation comprised of several ministers and high-ranking officials, including Foreign Minister Celso Amorin.

Also in the delegation are the Minister of Development, Trade and Industries, Miguel Jorge; Education Minister Fernando Haddad; Health Minister Jose Gomes Temporão; and the president of Petrobrás, Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo.

The visit of the South American leader will contribute to the strengthening of bilateral relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

During their stay on the island, the visitors will sign several agreements in areas of common interest with their Cuban counterparts.

President Lula da Silva will also hold official talks with Cuban First Vice President Raul Castro and will visit places of historic, scientific and social interest.

Cuban Agency News
La Agencia Cubana de Noticias (ACN) es una división de la Agencia de Información Nacional (AIN) de Cuba fundada el 21 de mayo de 1974.

Cuban News Agency