Leaders Tour Canal Site

Friday, July 02, 2010

ACP Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta; Belize Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega; Spain Vice President Manuel Chaves; Colombia President Álvaro Uribe; Panama Vice President Juan Carlos Varela; Italy Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi; Panama President Ricardo Martinelli; Guatemala President Álvaro Colom; Honduras President Porfirio Lobo; Dominican Republic Vice President

This week the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) welcomed dignitaries to the Atlantic expansion site in Colón, including:  Belize Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega; Colombia President Álvaro Uribe; Costa Rica Vice President Alfio Piva Mesén; Dominican Republic Vice President Rafael Albuquerque; Guatemala President Álvaro Colom; Honduras President Porfirio Lobo; Italy Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Spain Vice President Manuel Chaves. The delegation, in Panama for the Central American Integration System (SICA) summit, was hosted by Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli; Panamanian Vice President Juan Carlos Varela; ACP Board Chair and Minister for Canal Affairs Romulo Roux and ACP Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta. The global leaders were given a VIP tour of the expansion site and briefed on the progress of the historic $5.25 billion project, which moves forward as planned.


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