García calls for continued private investment

Friday, July 22, 2011

Peru's President Alan García has called for continued private investment in the next five years in various sectors, state news agency Andina reported.

García's administration has focused on developing sectors such as water and sanitation, electric power and public health, projects which he hopes will continue with both private and public spending under president-elect Ollanta Humala.

The president expects the country to carry out another 151,000 initiatives in the next five years, García said at the opening of the Villa Mercedes road bypass in Lima's Ate district.

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García's term ends on July 28, when Humala takes office.