In the second Binational Meeting of Ministers of Argentina and Chile, Foreign Minister Taiana confirmed the permanent opening of the passage The Pehuenche for next year. The Argentine-Chilean international corridors were one of the topics highlighted by Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana in the last 2daª Binational Meeting of Ministers of both countries. In his speech, the head of the Palacio San Martin said: We advance the physical integration paving and adapting the infrastructure of our border crossings in Jama (Jujuy), Cardenal Samore and Southern Integration, and confirmed: Next year we will inaugurate the passage El Pehuenche. Taiana chaired by the foreign ministers and Fernandez, holders of ministerial portfolios in Argentina and Chile recent days met to address a broad agenda, which was since the establishment of measures to prevent the extinction of endangered species or fighting forest fires, to the joint fight against transnational crime and the realization of infrastructure projects in the most important steps of the range, where the Chancellor Taiana confirmed the permanent opening of the passage The Pehuenche 2010. Nearly $ 300 million is the figure that both countries invested in the next two years to improve access in 13 priority border crossings.
So far, the main corridor between Argentina and Chile was basically focused on Christ the Redeemer Complex, which permanently collapses in the winter, as has happened this week, with more than 2,000 trucks stopped on the road and an avalanche of snow, mud and stone that fell in the trace of the No. 7 national, shortly before the village of Penitentes, why, traffic was interrupted. New Macro Region
Along with the Agua Negra tunnel, completion of the total paving of Paso Pehuenche, allow promote a new corridor along National Route 188, which in its more than 800 kilometers linking four major provinces and embody the possibility of give life to a new macro region that combines the best of agroindustrial potential of Argentina and Chile. Meanwhile, businessmen from both countries persevere with courage and determination in the idea of a low-altitude rail tunnel to put tourism, trade and transport sheltered from inclement cordillerano hard winter.