Raul Castro has named the date of his retirement
The Chairman of state Council and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro has said that he will leave his post in April next year. The statement he made on December 21 at a meeting of the National Assembly of people’s power, reported Juventud Rebelde.
“When April 19 will be formed the new composition of the National Assembly of people’s power, ends my second and last term as head of state and government. Cuba will have a new Chairman,” said Castro.
86-year-old Raul Castro heads the country since 2008, when the post left his older brother Fidel, who ruled Cuba for 50 years.