Malaysian publication highlights the achievements of biotechnology despite the blockade

MALASIA, November 14th, 2017.- The October edition of the magazine of the Biotechnology Information Center of Malaysia, published an interview with the Cuban ambassador in Malaysia, Ibete Fernández Hernández about the development of biotechnology, its origins and perspectives.

The ambassador highlighted the role of comrade Fidel Castro in the creation of a scientific pole that responded to the needs of the people, allowed to substitute imports and placed Cuba among the world leaders in the production of competitive biotechnological products.
The impacts of the blockade for the biotechnology industry were also addressed, by hindering their full development and preventing due to the extraterritoriality of this policy that other countries benefit from Cuban products. The interview concluded with an invitation to Malaysian scientists to participate in the Biotechnology 2017 event that will take place in Cuba from December 3 to 6.

The petri dish is a publication that is published monthly and distributed among the Malaysian scientific community. The magazine extended an invitation to Cuban specialists to publish their works.(Cubavsbloqueo-Embacuba Malasia)

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