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Peru's government has invested some 86bn soles (US$31.4bn) in infrastructure works over the past five years, according to President Alan García.
The figure represents some 151,000 projects, including highways, sanitation, energy and public transportation, the presidential office said in a release.
In the last five years some 10,500km of highways have been built, 2,700 more communities have received potable water and sewerage services and 11,000 more communities now have electricity.
The investment in infrastructure has also created jobs, employing some 1mn people annually, the release said.
The president was speaking at a ceremony in La Victoria, near capital Lima, where mayor Alberto Sánchez Aizcorbe presented him with the keys to the city.
García will leave office on July 28 when president-elect Ollanta Humala takes over.