Cuban Parliament Committees Meet Thursday

HAVANA TIMES – The ten permanent working commissions of the Cuban legislature will session this Thursday and Friday prior to the first regular plenary session of the current legislature, convened for Saturday.

According to Granma newspaper, six of these parliamentary groups will meet in the Havana Convention Center, while the remaining work at the medical school “Victoria de Girón”.

In addition to approving the reports that will be presented by the country’s leadership, this session is expected to approve a bill on maritime, river and lake navigation, to be proposed to the full parliament by the executive.

The Cuban parliament, with over 600 members, meets briefly twice a year.  It’s main function is to approve the decree-laws already implemented or approved but pending implementation by the executive.