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Governors speak for advantages and opportunities offered by the TMEC

Gathered in the port of Tampico, the leaders that make up this Federalist Alliance, announced strategies aimed at supporting the economy of small and medium-sized businesses and offering citizens more detailed information on the behavior of the coronavirus in their entities.

TAM-116-2020

June 26 of the 2020

Tampico, Tamaulipas.- The group of Governors that make up the Northeast-Pacific Alliance held this Friday the fourteenth Interstate Meeting COVID-19, for the exchange of experiences and concentration of political and economic initiatives to face the pandemic caused by the coronavirus.

Governors Francisco García participated in the meeting Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila; Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, from Guanajuato; José Ignacio Peralta, from Colima; José Rosas Aispuro, from Durango; Silvano Aureoles Conejo, from Michoacán, and from this meeting Javier Corral Jurado, from Chihuahua.

Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, from Jalisco, did not attend due to agenda issues.

The leaders also condemned the attack registered this Friday morning against the Secretary of Public Security of Mexico City, Omar García Harfuch and expressed their support for the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo.

Governor Garcia Cabeza de Vaca, proposed that in addition to addressing the health and economic situation generated by COVID, this alliance build, with the participation of economic sectors and society, a medium and long-term Interstate Development Plan from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico , that strengthens and maximizes our capacities, vocations and competitive advantages.

"The local political initiative can be a lever, not only to activate the economy, but to build basins and avenues of sustainable human development in our societies," said the Tamaulipas president.

The leaders, members of this Federalist Alliance, agreed to join efforts, strategies and actions, to take advantage of all the advantages and opportunities offered by the trade agreement between Mexico, the United States of America and Canada.

In addition, at the initiative of the Tamaulipas Secretariat for Economic Development, the digital shopping center, DIGIMEX, will be created as a commercial strategy to boost online sales of regional products from the 9 states participating in this alliance.

It was also decided to evaluate the way of reopening the 2020-2021 school year in the face of the new reality and to join efforts, strategies and actions to implement a digital health platform called RASA (Radar in Health), which monitors the behavior of the epidemic of the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) as a tool to combat, prevent and contain the epidemic.

It was also agreed to unite efforts, strategies and actions to redouble measures to prevent and combat insecurity in the face of the health emergency that the country is currently experiencing.

José Ángel Gurría Treviño, Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Luis de la Calle, an economist specialized in international trade negotiations, participated in the meeting via videoconference.

The leaders were accompanied by their Secretaries of Government, Health and Economic Development, who will be in charge of following up on the agreements reached.

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