Mexico City, The country’s richest businessmen pledged to invest $30 billion in the country ahead of President Andres Manuel López Obrador’s visit.
During a private lunch with the president convened by Rolando Vega Saenz, president of the Mexican Business Council (CMN), investors also stressed that Mexico should take advantage of the relocation of foreign companies to generate wealth.
Leaving the meeting, which was held behind closed doors at the Kaluj Museum, in the city centre, the chief executive summarized: “Investments, job creation will continue, and we will continue to work together.”
He said it was a good meeting and seemed relaxed as he left the venue. He also made a sign with his hands, all fingers crossed, as a sign of unity between the national business community and the government.
– Did they try the electoral test? -he was asked.
“Everything, everything,” replied López Obrador.
On his part, Vega Sainz announced that there is a commitment to invest $30 billion in the country this year.
“You can see that there is a good future, that you have to take advantage of it,” he said, also interviewed as he left the campus, where he was accompanied by the president of the Business Coordinating Council, Francisco Cervantes.
Among the attendees was Valentin Díaz from the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology.
The CMN president said it was a “cordial meeting with good results”.
Asked whether the business sector did not believe that the electoral process had been rushed, the leader said that “there are no written rules.”