ALBA Countries Hold Economic Forum in Venezuela
HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 13 (ACN) In a further effort to
strengthen regional integration, the countries with the
Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our Americas are
holding their First Meeting on Economic, Production and
Commercial Complementarity, in Caracas, Venezuela.
In general terms, the meeting aims at the
identification of strategic production sectors and common
interests in each nation with the ALBA, and at evaluating
necessities at regional level, said Venezuelan deputy
foreign minister Veronica Guerrero at the opening session of
the forum, PL news agency reported from Caracas.
Representatives of different production sectors in all the
countries will be working in commissions Thursday and Friday
on specific areas, in order to contribute to the agreements
that will be adopted by the conference.
The event is being attended by government officials and
business people from Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua,
Dominica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ecuador, Antigua
and Barbuda, which are the ALBA member states, as well as
from Haiti and Surinam as guest countries.