A gigantic squid from Peru is shown at the Peruvian pavilion. According to the embassy, those caught are between 4-5 meters long, and exported to countries including Korea. / Courtesy of Embassy of Peru
Alberto E. Massa, commissioner general of Peru at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea, contributed the following article to The Korea Times on the occasion of Peru's Independence Day which falls on July 28. - ED.
The presence of Peru in Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea implies the acceptance of its ruling principles: the preservation of the resources of the sea and the harmony that must prevail between the oceans and the coast.
Peru has assumed this compromise in a serious and responsible way. That's the reason why we feel proud to be among the 106 countries that have decided to take part in this international exhibition, intended to set a milestone in the efforts of mankind to make of the earth a safer and enjoyable place to live, for the sake of present and future generations