La Paz, Oct 26 (EFE) .- The Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä, met today with Bolivian President Evo Morales as part of a tour of South American countries to boost business and cooperation, which included Colombia and will take him to Peru tomorrow. p>
Both leaders had a private meeting at the military airport of the city of El Alto, near La Paz, which also included Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni and his colleague of the Presidency, René Martínez. P>
Sipilä later accompanied Morales to the delivery of works municipalities in the town of Guaqui (west), near the border with Peru, where the Finnish prime minister was entertained by the local Aymara community and wore a poncho In addition, the Finnish leader visited, along with Huanacuni, the ancient ruins of the citadel of Tiahuanaco, whose culture was earlier than that of the Incas and developed between 1,580 BC and 1,187 AD, according to historians. p>
Both countries signed an understanding agreement in 2010 to strengthen trade relations, but it has not yet been developed as expected, according to sources consulted by Efe. p>
The relationship is now maintained through the concurrent embassy of Finland based in Peru. p>
accompanied by a group of businessmen from his country, met this week with the Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, in the framework of an official visit to concretize investments. p>
After Bolivia, Sipilä will visit Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Friday. p>
Finland is considered the "greenest" country in the world by its processes to protect the environment and, according to a study published by the European Commission, the level of quality of its export products is the highest in the countries of the European Union.