Yucatan and Canada strengthened their ties of cooperation by signing Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal and the Canadian ambassador to Mexico, Graeme C. Clark, a collaboration agreement with which they ratify the commitment to continue coordinated work to generate more opportunities that raise the quality of life.
The document signed by Vila Dosal and Clark agrees to seek, create, and promote opportunities for the mutual benefit of both regions in key areas such as education, culture, innovation, investment, promotion and defense of human rights and democratic values, as well as such as constant communication, exchange, and cooperation.
At the meeting, the Canadian ambassador to Mexico highlighted the tourism potential that Yucatán has, while recognizing the enthusiasm of the state government to promote programs such as International Mobility with which young Yucatecans have the opportunity to travel to Canada and the United States. to reinforce the English language.
Likewise, the deputy ambassador of Canada in Mexico, Shauna Hemingway, recognized the entity as the state in Mexico that stands out the most for promoting women, thanks to the various programs and work carried out, for example, to incorporate more and more women in engineering.
The governor thanked the ambassador for the collaboration with which 390 Yucatecan students have been sent to Canada in the last two years to reinforce the English language in five prestigious universities in Canada, in addition to making another effort to extend this program to Yucatecan teachers so that they can also be trained.
They were accompanied by the head of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts (Sedeculta), Loreto Villanueva Trujillo, and the director of the Coordination of International Affairs, Marielle Ávila Storey, among other government officials.