Iin that sense, he asked business associations to work with Peru’s Armed Forces to promote technical careers.
"I want to give more emphasis to technical careers and to call on national entrepreneurs to take the challenge to expand and diversify Peru's production base, because, in the modern world, no country has been able to develope only with raw materials," Humala said.
Humala added it is important to promote and consolidate a process of industrialization in Peru enabling the country to grow not only from mining and fishing, but also from metalworking, software production, tourism, among others.
In this regard, he highlighted the importance of strengthening technical and specialized education to the country’s youth, so that graduates of high school and the Armed Forces have access to a career.
Finally, Humala argued that technology is vital to the national economy can develop value-added products, not just raw material now represented by the minerals that Peru exports.