Havana, June 3 — Cuban President Raul Castro presided over a meeting of the Council of Ministers, in which participants discussed vital issues for the develo
pment of the country and approved policies designed to advance the economic model of the island.This morning’s edition of the newspapers Granma and Trabajadres published information on the important meeting. According to the article, Politburo member Marino Murillo, head of the Permanent Commission for Implementation and Development, introduced some of the transformations that are taking place in the production bases of agriculture and forestry.
Discussions were also held on improving the marketing of equipment, specialized services, industrial by-products for animal feed, which should lead to increased production, efficiency and quality.
Participants at the meeting of the Council of Ministers examined the implementation of various guidelines endorsed by the Sixth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba — referring to the adoption of a management model based on achieving autonomy, and prioritizing revenue generating production or import substitution, reducing idle land, increasing crop yields and developing sustainable agriculture.