Cuban Parliament Convened

Cuban Parliament ConvenedHavana, Jul 12. -Cuba's National Assembly of People's Power (Parliament) will hold the seventh ordinary session of its seventh legislature on August 1.Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon convened the meeting at 10 a.m. at Havana's International Conference Center, Granma newspaper reported Tuesday.

During the closing of the sixth ordinary session of its seventh legislature in December, President Raul Castro stated that all necessary changes in updating the economic model are aimed at preserving socialism.

Alarcon also said that the objective is to strengthen and made socialism irrevocable, as established by the Constitution.

The 6th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party, held in April, approved the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Draft Party Program, a document that had been previously debated by the population. (Prensa Latina)