At the invitation of the president of the
During this opportunity, both head of states ratified their backing of the Bolivarian Alternatives of the People of Our America (ALBA) and the Peoples’ Trade Agreement (TCP), making a special emphasis on the principals of solidarity, mutual aid and cooperation between peoples, without any business profits or mercantile interests, contained in the “Agreement for the Application of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America and the Peoples Trade Agreement”, signed in La Habana on April 29. 2006.
As the result of a broad and fraternal dialogue, the presidents agreed to sign the following Joint Declaration, which establishes to:
1. Reinforce in the least time possible, the implementation of the “Agreement for the Application of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America and the Peoples Trade Agreement” signed in La Habana on
Wood: processing and production of primary material for the elaboration of construction supplies, taking into consideration a production chain with is broadly sustainable.
Telecommunications: creation of a bi-national space satellite.
Mining: promote the development of bi-national projects.
Energy: generation of energy, starting from making use of gas, in agreement with what was stipulated in the Energy Agreement of Caracas.
Cement: establishment of a cement processing plant.
Tourism: creation of a tri-national company with the participation of the Republics of Cuba,
Airline of the South: agreement between national airlines.
Trade: assume all the necessary measures to facilitate trade between both countries.
Governmental purchases: promote the opening up of Venezuelan state acquisitions to exportable Bolivian offers, in particular small producers.
2. Both governments committed themselves to combining efforts for the Convocation of the Congress of Governments and Peoples with the aim of promoting this new model of transformational integration. For this purpose, an organising committee will be constituted, which will be entrusted with guaranteeing resources and working on the basic documents for this event, which will have its headquarters in the
3. On the other hand, both presidents dialogued over the humanitarian aid received by
4. Finally, President Chavez thanked his Bolivian counterpart for the hospitality he and his delegation received during their visit.
In the city of
Signed the presidents of the