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Atlanta - June 15, 2010
The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru, Mr. Martin Perez Monteverde was the keynote speaker of the Peru Investment Road Show organized by the Peruvian Business Council on June 14, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia . The visit of Peruvian dignitary concluded with a meeting with Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner, Kenneth Stewart, setting the initial steps for an Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding between Peru and Georgia under the United States - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement. Additionally, the meeting served to set a Trade Mission to Peru to take place within the next six months. The dignitary exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international business with Peru and pointed out that Peru is one of the South American leaders as a tourist destination and a prime source of business opportunities.
During his visit, Minister Perez Monteverde met with Rocio Del Milagro Woody, President of the Peruvian Business Chamber of Georgia and Jose Ignacio Gonzalez, Chairman of CIFAL Atlanta at a private dinner hosted in the honor of the visiting dignitary. The visit of the Minister took place in response to an increasing desire by the governments of Peru and Georgia to expand its trade to their respective markets and strengthen the relationships between them. The Minister’s presentation focused on investments opportunities in a number of industries in Peru . While in Atlanta , the Minister met with representatives of Delta Airlines, PS Energy, Doosan Infracore and Equifax in addition to several other local companies.
Atlanta, GA (March, 25, 2010) -- The Peruvian-American Business Chamber held a warm and intimate reception to celebrate the work of departing Consul General of Peru in Atlanta, Jorge Roman Morey who represented the Peruvian Government in our State from 2008 to April 2010.
During that time, Consul General Roman has shared with the citizens of Georgia, the exhibit of magnificent photographs of the Great Inka Trail Capac Nhan; the first Peruvian film festival; the vivid presentations of folkloric dance groups; the celebration in Atlanta of the first Peruvian business fair and the contributions to Georgia’s economic development through the creation of the Peruvian-American Business Chamber.
Rocio Del Milagro Woody, President of Road to Recovery and President of the Peruvian-American Business Chamber and Richard Valladares, shareholder of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig and Vice-President of the Peruvian-American Business Chamber, presented Consul General Roman Morey with the distinguished Condor Award in recognition of his diligent work, dedication and commitment to the Peruvian nationals of his consular jurisdiction.
Furthermore, Georgia State House Representative, Honorable Pedro Marin, presented Consul General Morey with a Proclamation in recognition for his accomplishments since taking office as Consul General of Peru in Atlanta on February 1st, 2008.
As a pleasant surprise to all attendees, Consul General Jorge Roman Morey and Rocio D. Woody were also named Honorary Georgia Citizens and Goodwill Ambassadors of Georgia by Georgia Secretary of State Bryan P. Kemp in recognition of their leadership and work with representatives of Peruvian institutions in Georgia, increasing Peruvian presence in commercial affairs, cultural life, gastronomic experience, and international events in all regions of Georgia.
Members of the Atlanta Consular Corp representing a number of nations, Georgia State Senator Curt Thompson, DeKalb County State Court Judge, J. Antonio Del Campo, Santiago Marquez, Vice President of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, members of the Peruvian-American Business Chamber of
Georgia and members of the Atlanta International community were among the attendees to the event.
The Peruvian-American Business Chamber was established as a Chapter of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, to act as a channel for free trade between the State of Georgia and Peru and to advance the growth and development of resources in the areas of tourism, technical assistance, education, social and humanitarian programs.
State of Georgia
House of Representatives
Passes House Resolution N0. 1811 in
Recognition of the Accomplishments of the PAAG
The House of Representatives of the State of Georgia General Assembly join together to recognize the Peruvian-American Association of Georgia and commend it on its outstanding contributions to the community and the State of Georgia.