The 32 Secretaries of Economic Development of the country held a meeting

The Mexican Association of Secretaries of Economic Development (AMSDE, by its Spanish initials) held a meeting with the head of the Federal Ministry of Economy, Idelfonso Guajardo; as well as with counterparts from the country's 32 states, where they exchanged experiences and operations of different programs and how they have succeeded in strengthening economic development in the different regions; this was announced by the Secretary of Economic Development of San Luis Potosi, Gustavo Puente.


He informed that at the meeting by AMSDE, the change of board was given, where the head of the Ministry of Economy of SLP, was appointed as vice president of the Association. “We were invited to serve as vice-president of this association, the president shall be the Secretary of the State of Campeche; now we have the vice presidency as San Luis and part of what we will be looking for will be to change the region in which we belong,” said Gustavo Puente.


In this sense, he said that San Luis Potosi occupies the Bajio region along with the states of Nayarit, Colima and Queretaro, but said that in the economic, cultural and educational areas, the states of Aguascalientes, Queretaro, Guanajuato, Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi sustained isolated meetings with specific projects, to continue detonating the economic sector of the country.


Gustavo Puente noted that among his work with the 5 States of the Bajio area are the Innovation Stimulus Program (PEI,) as well as the INADEM program with specific funds and the Program for the Development of the Software Industry (PROSOFT, by its Spanish initials) where they seek to complement each other


He also said that among the projects that have been held with the 5 secretaries of the Central zone, the State of Queretaro already has an Aeronautics and Aerospace University, and that San Luis Potosi will have the consortium of Mold, Dies and Tooling, and it is in this sense where he reiterated the great dynamism they sustain for the consolidation of the Bajio region.


He affirmed that the dynamism and the complementation in the region are due to the 800 suppliers of the automotive sector, which consolidates to the zone like a very important economic development for the country, as well as of many places of America.


“Accepting the vice-presidency, is very important, I already spoke with my colleagues from the Center Area and we all saw that it will be something in favor of the region and not only for the State in particular,” ended Gustavo Puente.