Merida Yucatan; October 27, 2018.- In an unprecedented event, Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal, together with representatives of business chambers, senators, federal and local representatives, signed the Alliance for Yucatan, a common work agenda based on nine fundamental agreements that will boost the economic activity in the state of Yucatán.
The purpose of this alliance to unite efforts and develop at its maximum the great potential of the state.
From the headquarters of the local delegation of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Cámara Nacional de la Industria de la Transformación: Canacintra), the state leader celebrated the political will of each of the participants and stressed that this act represents a great step forward in the democratic life of the state.
The Alliance for Yucatan was signed by the governor, local business leaders, local and federal representatives, as well as senators from all the different political parties.
Juan Manuel Ponce Díaz, president of the Business Council of the state of Yucatan (CCEY), stressed that this agreement is not a mere promise of someone in particular, but a commitment to carry out the nine points stipulated by the private initiative, the State Government and legislators:
1.-Maintain and increase public safety in the state.
2.-Strengthen the agro-industrial sector and employment in rural areas.
3.-Strengthen energy supply and sustainability.
4.-Substantial improvement of the urban mobility in the metropolitan area of Merida. 5.-Improve connectivity for Yucatan (air, land and sea).
6.-Modernization of the port of Progreso.
7.-Consolidate the establishment of the Special Economic Zone (EEZ). 8.-Greater tourist development for Yucatan.
9.-Encourage the formalization of companies and combat illegal trade.
Mauricio Vila said that this agreement is a response to the needs of thousands of Yucatecans who demand a new way of doing politics. “The political scene needs to stop being a confrontation arena and become an agent of change and development for the state” governor Vila said.
“These initial agreements provide the basis for the design and implementation of public policies and legislative proposals that will allow better opportunities for Yucatan and the Yucatecans. So far, our state is the only one in the country that has achieved an alliance of this kind involving a large number of political, business and social actors”, the governor concluded.