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1st Peru-Chile Binational Cabinet kicks off in Lima


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ANDINA/Prensa Presidencia

10:44 | Lima, Jul. 7.

The Governments of Peru and Chile on Friday hold the 1st Peru-Chile Binational Cabinet, a high-level meeting covering common-agenda topics to forge closer ties.

The activity began with an opening ceremony presided over by Peruvian Head of State Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet at Lima's Government Palace. 

The leaders first met last night with businesspeople from both countries and again this morning for a preliminary private audience joined by State Ministers.  

The Peru-Chile Binational Cabinet's major fields include: (i) social affairs and cultural issues; (ii) security and defense; (iii) foreign trade, investments, tourism, science and technology; (iv) environment, energy and mining issues; and (v) border integration.
 
The activity will conclude with the adoption of the Lima Action Plan and a number of bilateral agreements. Signing of the said documents is to take place at 3:00 PM at the Government Palace's Golden Hall.
 
Afterwards, President Bachelet will head to Air Group No. 8 to board an aircraft and return to Chile at 4:30 PM. 

Peru's Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna, Protocol and Ceremony Director-General Juan Carlos Gamarra and Chile's Ambassador to Peru Roberto Ibarra will be in charge of the farewell ceremony marking the end of Ms. Bachelet's visit. 

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Published: 7/7/2017
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