President David Granger will be returning to Guyana this evening, having completed the second round of medical treatment and evaluation at the Centro de Investigaciones Médicas Quirúrgicas (CIMEQ) in Havana .
According to a statement from his office, the Cuban Team of Specialists on Monday reiterated their complete satisfaction with the President’s response to medical treatment and explained that they will continue to monitor the President’s progress in the coming weeks.
Yesterday, also, President Granger received a courtesy call from Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba.
President Granger took the opportunity again to express his gratitude to the Cuban Government and the Team of Specialists for the treatment that he is being afforded in Havana.
He told Foreign Minister Rodriguez Parrilla that he was very satisfied with the high level of care and attention that he is receiving at CIMEQ and praised the professionalism and expertise of his medical specialists.
The Cuban Foreign Minister remarked to President Granger that he had brought greetings and wishes for his speedy recovery from His Excellency, Miguel -Diaz Canel Bermudez, President and Head of State of Cuba and Army General Raul Castro Ruz, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba.
Last month, the President was diagnosed with Non-hodgkin lymphoma. He has explained that he will have to make a number of trips to Cuba as part of the treatment cycle by his doctors there.