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Peru PM: We continue on our way towards OECD accession

Presidente del Consejo de Ministros, Fernando Zavala, se reunió en París con representantes de la Organización para la Cooperación y Desarrollo Económicos (OCDE). ANDINA/Difusión

Presidente del Consejo de Ministros, Fernando Zavala, se reunió en París con representantes de la Organización para la Cooperación y Desarrollo Económicos (OCDE). ANDINA/Difusión

10:38 | Paris (France), Jan. 17.

Peruvian Prime Minister Fernando Zavala highlighted the country continues working towards joining the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation (OECD).

Remarks were made following his meeting at OECD headquarters in Paris (France).

As is known, the government official on Monday held an audience with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, with the purpose of boosting the start of talks related to Peru's accession to this major economic bloc.

During a visit to its Paris-based headquarters, Zavala also held a meeting with its permanent council members. At the site, he highlighted the successful implementation of OECD's Country Programme in the Andean nation.

Likewise, he stressed the Peruvian Government's commitment to continue implementing OECD reforms and recommendations in order to better design and execute public policies.

Last weekend, the Cabinet Chief was authorized to travel to Europe. His agenda covers meetings at OECD headquarters in Paris on January 16, as well as the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland) on January 17-20. 

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Published: 1/17/2017
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