Cristina Kirchner starts Asia tour
January 12, 2013
After a stint in Cuba where she had lunch with Fidel and Raul Castro and met with relatives of Hugo Chavez, President Cristina Kirchner will arrive on Sunday to Emirates, the first destination of the trade that make extensive tour through Asia and culminating on Monday 21.
“I want to thank the Commander Fidel Castro and his family gave me lunch, very intimate, and also President of Cuba, Raul Castro, for the love and affection with which I have been treated,” Cristina told reporters on leaving the hotel Nacional in Havana, before heading to the airport.
The president was scheduled to arrive on Sunday at 16.00 (9.00 hours Argentina) to the city of Abu Dhabi, where she will stay until Tuesday and will be received by the authorities of that country.
The central objective of stay in UAE, a major oil producing countries, will attract investment for YPF.
The president will face the tour accompanied by about 200 Argentine businessmen looking to place their products in these Asian countries, on a trip organized by the Trade Secretary, Guillermo Moreno.