New Delhi: India shares close, warm and historical relations with Cuba. Cuba shares India’s views on the reform of the Security Council and continues to express abiding support to India in the UN body elections. Views on critical international issues ranging from trade to environment to disarmament are similar. Both India and Cuba are the founders of NAM.India has been rendering development assistance to Cuba from time to time. In the recent past (January 2018) India has donated 60 tractors with accessories and medicines and medical equipment to Cuba
Cuba is the founding member of International Solar Alliance. India would be offering a soft loan to Cuba for solar projects. Another Line of Credit of US$ 160.3 million for the renewable energy projects, Wind Farm and power co-generation, has recently been signed. A number of agreements and MoUs in the areas of bio-technology, research and education in homeopathic medicine, traditional system of medicine and medicinal plants would be signed during the visit of the President of India.