Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Peruvian president urges unity in face of financial crisis
+ -
15:53, December 20, 2008

 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Peruvian President Alan Garcia announced on Friday that 2009 would be called the "year of unity toward the external crisis" for the South American country.

Garcia called all Peruvians to join efforts to tide over the repercussions of the difficult international context.

"We are going to call 2009, the year of strong unity toward the external crisis... The businessmen, the government, the Peruvians, united in one cause of faith and trust in Peru," Garcia said.

Garcia said Peru must has the faith to win in the global financial crisis, adding that the turbulence that has shaken the economies across the world will not destroy the country.

He said foreign investors put strong trust in Peru, adding that Spanish Company OHL will invest 200 million U.S. dollars in 2009 in building highways and bridges between Lima and Trujillo.

"This means that we have the help from those who believe Peru is safe, responsible and serious," Garcia said.

According to Garcia, Peru's economy will see growth of 9.4 percent in 2008, mainly due to the construction sector.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
China postpones summit with EU due to French leader's planned meeting with Dalai Lama 
China lodges strong protest to France over Dalai Lama meeting
Russia, Venezuela to hold joint naval maneuvers
Behind scene of "Bush shoes attack"
Robert Pattinson likes mad, mental, strong women

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90852/6558220.pdf