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Peru inaugurates stand at Canada-based mining convention

12:49 | Toronto (Canada), Mar. 4.

Peru's Energy and Mines Minister Francisco Ismodes —alongside a delegation composed of over 300 officials and businesspeople— has inaugurated the Peru Stand at PDAC: The World's Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention in Toronto.

"We are making progress in promoting a competitive and sustainable mining activity," the official expressed. 


On this occasion, he was joined by Peruvian Ambassador to Canada Roberto Rodriguez, Peru-Canada Chamber of Commerce President Jose Vizquerra, Deputy Mines Minister Miguel Inchaustegui, as well as Regional Governors Juan Tonconi (Tacna) and Zenon Cuevas (Moquegua). 

Furthermore, the stand will exhibit to businesspeople —from 135 countries— the geological potential and competitive advantages that make the Inca nation one of the best destinations for mining investments

Cooperation Agreement 

On the other hand, the Energy and Mines Ministry (MEM) and University of British Columbia signed a five-year cooperation agreement. 

Said document was inked by Minister Ismodes and Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science James Olson

The accord is aimed at strengthening the bonds between both institutions and promoting technical assistance, as well as the development of world-class training and education programs in Peru's mining sector

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Published: 3/4/2019
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