Abu Dhabi, UAE: His Excellency Jean-Paul Tarud, Ambassador of Chile to the UAE, paid a courtesy visit to The Kanoo Group office in Abu Dhabi on 8th February 2017. He was warmly welcomed by Mohamed Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The Kanoo Group.
His Excellency Ambassador Tarud conveyed many interesting facts about Chile such as the longest country in the world from north to south. Within its borders along the longest coast (4,620 km long) in the west of the South American Continent, there exists a diversity of landscapes from the arid and alien Atacama Desert to the lush greenery of the lakes to the mountainous fjords of the very South skirted by the Andes mountain range along the East.
He also described the country with 90 active volcanoes, with the world’s highest, the Nevada Ojos del Salado at 6,893m. Chile has 80% of South America’s glaciers and has abundant supplies of very high concentration of Lithium used in batteries that power many things we use every day. It is also the world’s largest producer of copper. Easter Island, famous for its Moai statues belongs to Chile. The world’s largest swimming pool, covering 20 acres and containing 260 million litres, is also located at the San Alfonso del Mar resort.
Mr. Kanoo and the Ambassador also discussed possible commercial opportunities in the future.
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