India has extended humanitarian assistance to Cuba, which includes a consignment of approximately 90 tons of nine Made in India Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), the Ministry of External Affairs said in a release, Report informs referring to The Economic Times.

The consignment left Gujarat’s Mundra Port on June 2.

Highlighting the benefits of these APIs, the MEA in its release said, “These APIs will be used by the Cuban Drug Manufacturers to produce essential antibiotics in the dosage form of tablets, capsules, syrups and injections, needed for treatment of chronic communicable diseases.”