Infrastructure business leaders and government officials from Colombia and the UK got together for the simultaneous launch of the Infrastructure Journal Special Report on Colombia.
British Minister of State for Latin America, Jeremy Browne; the Lord Mayor of London; Ambassador of Colombia to the UK, Mauricio Rodríguez-Múnera; British Ambassador in Colombia, John Dew; Director of the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) Luis Andrade joined by UK and Colombian senior infrastructure business leaders and government officials launched the Infrastructure Journal Special Report on Colombia.
Speaking at the event, Jeremy Browne, Minister of State for Latin America, said “The UK government has put Colombia as a top priority country for international engagement and that UK infrastructure companies need to wake up and smell the coffee about the exciting commercial opportunities that exist in Colombia.
The Infrastructure Journal Special Report on Colombia – only the second Special Report that this UK infrastructure journal has done for a specific country – outlines the commercial opportunities that exist in Colombia for UK companies.
During the launch event, Colombian companies learnt about the UK’s world-class commercial expertise in Public Private Partnerships, design, architecture, large-scale programme and project management in the infrastructure sector. The event also represented an important first step to develop stronger links between UK and Colombian infrastructure companies.
In his closing comments, the Lord Mayor of London announced his upcoming visit to Colombia on 17-19 October, during which he will be accompanied by a UK mission of Public Private Partnership companies. It was also announced that a UK infrastructure mission will visit Colombia week commencing 19 November to coincide with the Colombian Infrastructure Chamber Congress. (Source: UKinColombia)