LIMA, Peru, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Ollanta Humala, President of Peru, and delegates from Proinversión to start their promotional tour of Asia
The president of Peru, Ollanta Humala, and members of Proinversion, the Private Investment Promotion Agency of Peru, will start their promotional road show in Asia on Monday the 8th of April. The road show, organized by Proinversion with the cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its diplomatic missions in the countries that will be part of the tour and with the support of Promperú and Commercial Offices of Peru Abroad (OCEX will take place in Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo; four cities which the Peruvian delegation have identified as having special potential within the Peruvian market. The road show aims to bring the Peruvian and Asian markets closer and to promote Peru as an attractive investment destination.
Named "Invest in Peru: It Is Possible", the road show will begin in Beijing on the 8th of April with special attendance by the Peruvian President of Peru, Ollanta Humala who will also be participating in the second event, on the 9th of April in Shanghai. The two following events will take place in Seoul and in Tokyo on the 10 th -11th- and 12th of April respectively, coinciding with the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between Peru and Korea.
Comprising the Peruvian delegation will be Javier Illescas Mucha, Executive Director of Proinversión (http://www.proinversion.gob.pe); Carlos Herrera, Director of Investor Services, and Rosa María Tejerina, financial adviser of the project 'the second line of the Lima Metro'. In China, in addition to the Peruvian President, Mr. Humala, the meetings will also include the participation of Jorge Merino, Minister of Energy and Mining, and Carlos Paredes, Minister of Transport and Communication. Representatives from the Geodata, ESAN and Serconsult Groups, in charge of the construction of the second line of the Lima Metro, will also be present. Local banks will also support the road show, as well as Interbank from Peru, in each of the three cities.
The events will include presentations on the historical and commercial relationships between Peru and each host country, as well as talks on the current opportunities for investment in sectors such as transport, telecommunications, energy and hydrocarbons, sanitation and hydraulics.
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