Governor Rolando Zapata Bello led the military-civic parade with the participation of 2,900 officers of the Yucatan State Secretariat of Public Security along with more than 3,700 students of primary and secondary schools from different parts of the state.
The mayor of Merida, Mauricio Vila Dosal, accompanied the governor during the flag-raising ceremony that was carried out on the early morning hours of September 16th, Mexican Independence Day.
According to local media are more than six thousand civilians enjoyed the parade.
On Friday September 18th, a civic ceremony will be held to commemorate the opening of the “Cultural Fall 2015” Annual Festival of Arts, at the theater “Jose Peon Contreras “.
Source: Union Yucatan
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