To strengthen binational relations and attract greater economic and social benefits to the state, the Sonora-Estados Unidos Commission has been relaunched, to make strategies more efficient. in different places, reported Alfonso Durazo.
The governor stated that in meetings with Katie Hobbs, they agreed to create a new organizational structure to expand binational relations with California, New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona.
It seeks to reduce from 16 to 7 axes of work between the two countries, to develop the four aspects of the Sonora Plan and take advantage of the potential that the state has in the generation of clean energy and tourism.
“The best way to take advantage of the border of the United States is to optimize the benefits that we get with this Commission, from the promotion that can be done by the state individually within the framework of this Commission,” he stressed.
He explained that the areas of Quality Education, led by the rector of the University of Sonora (Unison), Margarita Plancarte, will be prioritized in this change.
Health and Wellness, with Dr. José Luis Rubio Pino, at the helm; in the Sustainable Energy Resilience Water and Environment axis, Roberto Mazón Caballero; of Economic Development and Global Promotion, Mario Sánchez.
In Public Security, María Elena Gallegos; of Infrastructure and Logistics, Alán Aguirre; and Tourism, Marisol Astiazarán Amaya.
In November, the first plenary meeting will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, at the invitation of the governor to set the work model to be followed by each axis and return in early 2024 to present the specific actions taken.
The purpose is to promote meetings that include not only the governor of Arizona and Sonora but also the governors of the border, he said.