Tamaulipas, a safe place for European investment, confirms the ambassadors on a historic visit
From the editorial
La Jornada newspaper
Friday, June 23, 2023, p. 9
The EU ambassadors visited the municipalities of South and Central Tamaulipas, where businessmen from that region will invest at least 20 billion pesos in the production of batteries for electric cars, in addition to importing liquefied butane gas through the port of Altamira in. Any one of the main components Clusters of groups petrochemicals in the world.
The fifteen representatives and the ambassador of the European Union to Mexico, Gautier Minot, affirmed in a conference attended by Morenista Governor Americo Villarreal that this entity is the land of opportunities, of greatest interest to their countries, and in where security concerns should not be exaggerated, Minot said.
At the Tamaulipas Cultural Center, in Ciudad Victoria, the ambassadors and Governor Villareal confirmed that this region is recovering from one of the most painful events in its history and confirmed that the transition government had abolished censorship, promoted respect and promoted free exercise. And responsible criticism of the media, which is the prevailing situation in their countries.
On the second day of the Tamaulipas Municipal Tour, the diplomatic representatives of Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden, led by Ambassador Gauthier Minot, carried out various activities in the state capital, where they enjoyed regional cuisine and learned about the history, culture and traditions of this entity .
They held a working meeting with Governor Americo Villarreal and all members of the State Council of Ministers, where they were presented with the axes of the transitional government.
At the conference, Ambassador Mineo indicated that the European Union views Tamaulipas as a state of opportunity and historical relations and has a geostrategic location very close to the United States and with progress in security that has allowed the arrival of new investments and commercial projects to the north, center and south, where the ports of Altamira and Tampico are located.
What we’ve seen is that investments are coming to Tamaulipas, and there are new projects from companies that are interested. This shows that, as we have seen in other parts of the country, security is a cost to companies, but not a barrier to investment.narrowed.
Minot noted that Governor Villarreal explained his clear strategy, the focus of which is the right strategy to build citizen security.
Villarreal emphasized that Tamaulipas is a fair and secure country, ready to guarantee respect and exercise all freedoms, as required by the contemporary world.
We are ready to reconcile Tamaulipas, Mexico and the world. Today, we build bridges of communication, strengthen relations with the European Union, and open the doors to investment that will undoubtedly lead our country to prosperity and social development. We always consider people’s well-being as the main focus of our work.confirmed.
Likewise, the Governor emphasized that the possibilities and prospects for cooperation between the European Union and Tamaulipas are unlimited and promising. For this reason, he affirmed that the fifteen ambassadors in a country that has embarked on a process of profound transformation and wishes to strengthen cooperative ties to build humanity and values for the well-being of the population.
He stressed that the ambassadors arrive on time to a region that has embarked on a process of profound transformation and change that penetrates the institutions of government bodies and aspires to influence citizen awareness.
A change that coincides with the human and human rights perspective with the values and motives that allowed you to gradually establish a union in the diversity of peoples and states based on principles such as respect for the dignity of the person, and the rush towards a common goal. Space, in cooperation on several dozen issues that go beyond the economic point of view and are a good sign of sustainable development aimed at achieving balance between the planet, world peace and social inclusionHe expressed.
Minot recalled that the name of Tamaulipas was present during the visit of the President of the European Commission to Mexico and at the meeting with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, since the Altamira LNG Export Platform project was presented, but acknowledged that thanks to this visit to the state, relations could be increased. business with this entity.
Likewise, he recognized the State Development Plan 2023-2028 and affirmed that the founding document of the Morenista government is in line with the priorities of the European Union, in terms of cooperation in Mexico, particularly in the areas of governance, human rights, security and justice. Green transition and social cohesion.
At the end of the cabinet meeting, the ambassadors went to the Government Palace, where they signed the book as distinguished guests of Tamaulipas. They also participated in the donation of diptych unknown spacesby the Spanish painter Manuel Pujol Ballads.
After the conclusion of the press conference at the Tamaulipas Cultural Center, the European delegation and Tamaulipas officials expressed their appreciation for the photography exhibition Biodiversity in the face of climate change: Footprints in the European Union and Mexicoby Neddy Cruz, and the tape was finally cut.
The diplomats’ business meetings continued yesterday and, starting today, they will tour some of the municipalities of Tamaulipas.
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