A document to that respect was signed in Ryad, the Saudi capital city,
by the Deputy Minister of Public Health, Mohammed bin Hamza, and Cuban
Ambassador, Enrique Enríquez.
Following the signing ceremony, the Saudi official praised the
development and prestige of the Cuban Health Services and the
importance that Saudi Arabia attaches to Cuban cooperation in this
In turn, the Cuban Ambassador told of the Island´s readiness to deepen
mutual relations and said the agreement will allow for the expansion
of highly skilled Cuban medical services in that Arab nation.
The new agreement will allow Cuban physicians to work permanently at
Saudi hospitals and substantially expands a document signed last June