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The general says urges 'prepare young leaders' and because 'time is short'.
Raul Castro on Tuesday promoted his foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party (PCC), the top of the organization, state television reported, reports EFE.
Bruno Rodríguez's appointment as a member of the Politburo was announced at the Central Committee Plenum V-highest management body between congresses PCC-during the meeting chaired by Raúl Castro, who is also the first secretary of the organization.
The Political Bureau of the CPC is now composed of 16 members, including the first and second secretaries, Raúl Castro, and Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, respectively.
Rodriguez, 54, a law graduate, is a member of the Central Committee and has held various posts at the national level in 2009 until his appointment as Foreign Minister.
During the plenary session of the CCP, Raul Castro stressed the need for his aging regime prepare new cadres at all levels, as a "vital issue that can not wait."
"In terms of policy frames have taken positive steps, but the effort required is great and time is short," said the general. "Urge to break the blockade of thought that persists in selecting and preparing young leaders," he added, according to the official newspaper Granma .
"We have bright young people to which we must guide and pass the knowledge we have gained in many years of revolution," he said when presenting the proposal Rodriguez Parrilla.
He urged the leaders of the CPC and the government "at all levels" to receive training in business management and public administration.
Also in plenary approved a draft party rules, according to Granma , includes modifications from the opinions and proposals of thousands of militants.
During the meeting, the vice president and coordinator of economic adjustment plan regime, Marino Murillo, reported on the current status of its implementation, noting that we study and submit proposals for new policies or measures superior depth and scope.
Moreover, the Economy Minister Adel Izquierdo, an analysis of the results of the Cuban economy in 2012 and plan for 2013 and the Minister of Finance and Prices, Lina Pedraza, presented the estimated budget execution State in 2012 and the next.
The official press release did not elaborate on these issues.
The Plenum of the CPC was held prior to last year's regular plenary session of the National Assembly of People's Power.
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