Japan’s donation of 84 buses are set to arrive in the early autumn, Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX) announced. The maintenance equipment is also on its way to the Caribbean nation.
The buses were donated by Japan’s International Cooperation System (JICS), the Official Development Assistance (ODA) program of that nation.
According to the twitter account of Déborah Rivas, the Vice Minister of MINCEX, the shipment should arrive between the months of September and October. The donation, announced last May, will strengthen the public transportation system in Havana.
Havana and Tokyo have shared diplomatic relations since December 1929. Currently, the two nations promoting commercial, scientific-technical, cultural, academic and sports exchanges.