The Russian delegation, led by Sergei Pospelov, met with representatives of the Union of Young Communists of Cuba, the press service of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs reports.
At the meeting, the First Secretary of the Union of Uniaschi Crespo Bakero spoke about the number and interests of Cuban youth. According to her, over 300 thousand citizens between the ages of 14 and 18 live in the republic, 130 thousand are students.
“It is noteworthy that 66% of graduates of Cuban universities are girls. The main areas of activity in which Cuban youth is involved include the legal and manufacturing sectors, and youth entrepreneurship is developed, ”she said.
Uniaski Crespo Bachero supported the idea of holding the International Festival of Youth and Students in Russia.
In turn, Sergei Pospelov emphasized that the holding of the Festival in Russia is a significant event in the history of our country.
“We are pleased that our application was supported. The international festival is an important event not only for Russian youth, but also for youth around the world, ”the head of the department said.