chihuahua, Governor Maru Campos Galván stressed the importance of “building bridges” during a meeting yesterday with United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Mexico John Benjamin during a working session held in the Red Room of the Government Palace.
In his message, the executive head welcomed the diplomat, whom he thanked for his presence and interest in promoting the kingdom with various UK companies to analyze Chihuahua’s areas of opportunity.
“Welcome to the ‘Big State’, a land that is well aware of the fruits of multinational cooperation. In today’s world, local needs are taking on a global dimension today. For us to build bridges and thus trade relations , It is very important to strengthen tourism, investment and of course education”, said the Governor.
The state president said that his administration is working to give a new impetus to the economy and announced that in 2022 alone there will be more than 35,000 new jobs thanks to the certainties that are generated in the unit.
In return, Ambassador John Benjamin announced that he would be in Chihuahua for several days and that his stay would include visits to the Sierra Tarahumara, Ciudad Juárez and Delicias.
Benjamin highlighted that he will work with Chihuahua on issues such as climate change, electrification planning, emissions control, higher education scholarships, expanding applicants for British scholarships, and wishes to further strengthen ties with Chihuahua in the years to come expressed.
The meeting was attended by Maria Eugenia Galván Antillon, President of the State DIF; Secretary for Cabinet Coordination, Luis Cerrato Castell; Education Secretary, Javier Gonzalez Moken; Secretary of Public Security, Gilberto Loya Chávez; Innovation and Economic Development Secretary, María Angelica Granados Trespalacios; Tourism Secretary, Adebre Gomez Gallegos, as well as Culture Secretary, Alejandra Enriquez Gutierrez.
Officials from the State Government in Mexico and the UK Embassy were also in attendance.