Peruvian president receives credentials from foreign envoys

ANDINA/Prensa Presidencia

ANDINA/Prensa Presidencia

09:13 | Lima, Nov. 08 (ANDINA).

President Ollanta Humala Tasso has received the credentials from three newly appointed ambassadors and the new head of the European Union Delegation to Peru.

Ambassador Irene Horejs, head of the EU Delegation, presented her letters of credence in a brief ceremony at Lima's Government Palace on Thursday, Nov. 7.

According to the president's press service, Humala and Horejs took the opportunity to discuss issues ranging from political dialogue and development cooperation to the Multiparty Trade Agreement.

Following this meeting, the Peruvian leader received the credentials from Colombian Ambassador Maria Elvira Pombo Holguin, with whom he talked about cross-border integration efforts and the ongoing peace process in Colombia.

Humala also held separate meetings with the new ambassadors of Belgium, Michel Dewez, and the Netherlands, Johan van der Werff, who presented their credentials to the head of state on Tuesday. He was accompanied by Foreign Minister Eda Rivas in the meetings.


Published: 11/8/2013