Spokesperson Interview: Peru’s Commissioner General; Amora Carbajal opens up about Peru’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai


Peru is a country well known for showcasing its history, being close to its traditions and respectful of its past. Although the Peru’s history is a major part of the country’s foundation, it is always continually seeking innovation and development.

Expo 2020 Dubai poses an opportunity to showcase both current and future projects and how Peru is planning for continued growth. When we asked about the main purpose of Peru’s participation in Expo 2020 and what they are looking to come out with from this experience, Amora Carbajal, Executive President of PROMPERU, explained that the main purpose is to promote the country’s culture and its biodiversity, and thus generate business opportunities.

“The development of Expo Dubai marks a new milestone in the process of economic revival, becoming the ideal opportunity for our country to reassert itself in the economic, commercial and touristic arena, positioning us before the eyes of the world,” she added.

How does Peru plan to stand out from the crowd, and what makes the Peru pavilion powerful and unique among the 191 other countries represented at Expo 2020 Dubai?

Amora Carbajal explained that the pavilion concept of Timeless Peru offers a sensory experience through its past, present and future legacy as heirs of an ancient wisdom. Moreover, across this journey through the snowy peaks, highlands, cloud forest, rainforest and the Pacific Coast, visitors will discover that Peru is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. According to Emirates Woman magazine, the Peru pavilion is considered as one of the most stunning of the whole Expo.

In addition, the executive president of PROMPERU highlighted that the Peru pavilion will offer a series of culinary presentations that should definitely not be missed. Peru is a land of gourmet delights deeply rooted from its thousands of years of history and diverse flavors. These flavors have derived from global culinary migrations, resulting in a fusion of taste and knowledge that will be shared with the world at Expo 2020 Dubai.

What are Amora Carbajal’s impressions of Expo 2020 Dubai, and her thoughts about the Expo‘s theme and how it relates to Peru? She highlighted that Peru is on board with the belief that bringing the world together can catalyze an exchange of new perspectives and inspire action to deliver real-life solutions to real-world challenges.

“The commercial side should always be linked to the protection of the environment and biodiversity, and cultural preservation as well, issues of great importance to mankind,” the high-ranking official described.

Asked about her initial thoughts during her visit to Expo 2020 Dubai and if it was meeting her expectations already, the Executive President replied, “This was a highly anticipated event for everyone standing here. This is the world's greatest event and it shows. It really feels like all the countries gathered together, the visuals are striking and the experiences are emotionally inspiring.” And we truly think it is.