Salvador Valdés Mesa, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers and Party Political Bureau member, began a working visit to the province of Artemisa to verify the status of agricultural production, the plans for the upcoming cold season, and supplies available to the population.
The Vice President was accompanied by Gladys Martínez, first secretary of the Party in the province, and Juan Domínguez Miranda, President of the Provincial Assembly of People’s Power.
A number of issues including food sovereignty, produce sent to the Capital, municipal food self-sufficiency, savings, the effectiveness of planning, as well as discipline and control in implementation of plans, were addressed in a meeting of the Provincial Administrative Council.
Valdés Mesa, according to Presidential website, said that he will not renounce efforts to build socialism but it is necessary to change the ways in which things are done, to ensure that our socialism is sustainable.
As part of his visit to Artemisa, the Vice President visited the San Juan «El Brujo» far, affiliated with the Antero Regalado Credit and Services Cooperative (CCS), and the «Dos Amigos» associated with the Frank País CCS in the municipality of Alquízar, as well as the Waldo Díaz Agricultural Production Cooperative in Güira de Melena. (Taken from en.granma.cu)