Cuban Council of State calls elections for provincial governors and deputy governors

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The Council of State met on Friday, with Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, President of the Republic, in attendance, and agreed to set the date for the election of provincial governors and vice governors as Saturday, January 18, and to that effect, delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power will meet simultaneously that day, throughout the whole of Cuba.

The body also approved a Decree-Law “On mechanization, agricultural drainage and water supply for animals”, to provide the legal basis for the development of these activities and contribute to achieving more rational water use, improve infrastructure and agricultural equipment, while increasing productivity and the use of advanced technologies.

The Council of State, following the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic Cuba, conducted a preliminary analysis of three proposed laws which will be submitted for approval at the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Cuban Parliament, to meet this week: the 2020 State Budget Law; one establishing the Organization and Functioning of the Cuban Parliament and the Council of State ; and another on the Organization and Functioning of the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power and People’s Councils.

Also approved during the working session, held at the National Capitol, were the Comptroller General of the Republic’s Audit Directives for 2020.

(Taken from Granma)


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