Pandor praised the effectiveness of the program promoted by the leaders Fidel Castro and Nelson Mandela, which has allowed "to train South African doctors and to spread professionals throughout our nation."
The Minister said in statements to Prensa Latina at the Gallagher Convention Centre, where is being held the ANC National General Council, that she is absolutely convinced of the value of this collaboration.
'We used to send hundreds of young people for training in Cuba, now we send thousands', Pandor said, and reiterated that there are now more Cuban doctors serving in South Africa.
'More than 2,000 young South Africans are being trained on the Caribbean island and soon, with the arrival of about 333 doctors, the number will exceed 600'.
About the ANC National General Council, the Minister said that it was very positive and expressed confidence that the ANC will continue to struggle as a living force in defense of a better life for the people of South Africa.
The ANC National General Council discussed topics of interest in 9 working committees. In addition, it also included the next topics: economic transformation, international relations, peace and stability, battle of ideas, media and digital future, agrarian reform and rural development, among others.
About 4,000 delegates and guests attended this meeting in Midrand, Johannesburg, where was reviewed the state of the organization and the implementation of the policies of the ANC, ruling party since 1994.