MEXICO CITY – On the final day of the Governor’s Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a trade and investment agreement with Mexico’s Ministry of Economy and met with Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare Alfonso Navarrete Prida.
Yesterday, Governor Brown signed agreements with Mexico’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Energy, met with Mexico’s President of the Senate Raúl Cervantes Andrade and other Mexican legislators, delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico and convened an immigration meeting with Archbishop of Los Angeles José Horacio Gomez and more than a dozen other religious and diplomatic leaders from Central America.
On Monday, Governor Brown met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Governor of the State of Mexico Eruviel Ávila and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico E. Anthony Wayne, signed a climate change agreement with Mexico’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and joined Visit California and AeroMexico to launch a new marketing campaign in Mexico to promote travel to the Golden State.
The Governor first announced the Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico in his 2014 State of the State address and met with Mexican Consuls General from cities across California in March. Last week, ahead of the trip, Governor Brown met with Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña in Sacramento and invited Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to meet later this year in California.
The Governor is joined on the Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico by a delegation of state legislators and senior administration officials. A delegation organized by the California Chamber of Commerce with the help of the California Foundation for Commerce and Education that includes approximately 90 business, economic development, investment and policy leaders from throughout California is also participating in the trade mission.
Photo captions can be found below:
1.)Governor Brown and Secretary Navarrete
2.)Governor Brown delivers remarks before signing trade agreement
3.)Governor Brown meets with Secretary Navarrete
4.)Governor Brown and Secretary Meade after signing education agreement
5.)Governor Brown signs trade agreement with Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal
Photo Credit: Justin Short, Office of the Governor. For high resolution copies of these photos, please contact Danella Debel, Office of the Governor at Danella.Debel@gov.ca.gov.
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**NOTE: A Spanish translation of this release can be found here.