President: Peru – Spain relations have been strengthened, "at their best moment"

The relations between Peru and Spain have been strengthened and are “currently” at their best moment, Peruvian President Ollanta Humala said.


“The Peru-Spain relations have been strengthened and we are at the best moment because we have welcomed investments […] with open arms since the previous decade,” he told newspaper ABC.


According to the President, Peru will sign agreements on environment, security, culture, such as a covenant between the Cervantes Institute and the Casa Guaman Poma de Ayala.


Likewise, Mr. Humala highlighted Peru’s contribution towards leading Spanish economy out of the tough times.


He thanked the leadership displayed by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, aimed at concretizing the Schengen Visa waiver initiative for the benefit of Peruvian and Colombian citizens, who want to enter the European Union as tourists.


On Monday, Mr. Humala Tasso arrived in Spain on an official visit. Today, he was properly welcomed by King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia at the El Pardo Royal Palace.


Later, the Head of State participated in the Meeting with the Spanish Confederation of Employers' Organizations (CEOE). There, he requested entrepreneurs to invest in Peru.