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Jeremy Browne ends visit to Chile

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The second day of the FCO Minister for Latin America’s visit was focussed on business, education and climate change.

Jeremy Browne MP with members of the British Council - Chile.

Minister for Latin America Jeremy Browne’s second day in Chile was filled with a comprehensive programme. In the morning, he had breakfast at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Economics and Business, during which both Chilean and British public policy concerning the fight against climate change and strategies to reduce emissions, was discussed. Present at the event were the Under Secretary for Energy, Jimena Bronfman; the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Pedro Hidalgo; congressman Enrique Accorsi, member of the Environmental Commission and the Deputies’ Chamber; and representatives from CLG-Chile.

After breakfast, Minister Browne met the Undersecretary for Education, Fernando Rojas, at the Ministry for Education and later visited the British Council’s new Santiago offices.

Afterwards, he travelled to the Titanium tower to meet HSBC executives and be shown the new installations in what is both Santiago’s tallest and only LEED Gold certified building. Following the meeting, Minister Browne went to an event hosted by the British-Chilean Chamber of Commerce, which was attended by representatives of British companies that currently hold offices in Chile.

Jeremy Brown MP visits Chile - Day 2

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Jeremy Browne MP visits Chile - Day 2