Saudi Press Agency
28 April 2010
Riyadh -- The Saudi Minister of Finance, Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz
Al-Assaf, who is also Chairman of Board of Directors of The Saudi Fund
for Development (SFD), and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign
Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz signed here on Tuesday a soft-loan
agreement worth SR 75 million to be provided by the Fund for renovating
and equipping a number of maternity hospitals in Cuba.
On the Saudi side, the signing ceremony was attended by the Fund's Vice
President and Managing Director Eng. Yousef Al-Bassam, Saudi Acting
Charge D'affaires to Mexico Mohammed Al-Yahya, and members of the
delegation accompanying the Finance Minister.
On the Cuban side, it was attended by Minister of Public Health Jose
Cabrera, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Ramon
Ripoll and a number of officials."