Alarcón Meets with Local Authorities in Shanghai
- President of Cuban Parliament Meets with Local Authorities in Shanghai
Havana, June 7 (acn) - The President of the Cuban Parliament, Ricardo
Alarcón de Quesada, met on Wednesday with local authorities in the
Chinese city of Shanghai during the third day of an official visit to
the Asian nation.
According to Prensa Latina news agency, Alarcón met with Shanghai's top
official, the secretary of the Municipal Committee of China's Communist
Party (CCP), Xi Jinping, who briefed the Cuban delegation on the
economic growth of this important city where more than 17 million
Jinping, who is also a member of the CCP's Central Committee, gave
Alarcón details of the city's preparations for the Universal Exhibition
The Cuban delegation also visited the downtown district of Putong,
where the most modern buildings of Shanghai can be found, and the
television tower, also known as the Pearl of the East, which is the
third tallest in the world with a height of 468 meters.
China is the first stop of an Asian tour that will also take Alarcón
and his accompanying delegation to Vietnam and Laos.
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