Aguascalientes Joins Interstate Meeting on Covid-19

Aguascalientes Joins Interstate Meeting on Covid-19

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In a meeting between governors of Aguascalientes, Colima, Michoacán, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Chihuahua and San Luis Potosí, experiences were exchanged on the containment of the pandemic, and joint strategies were refined to address more precise the contagions of interstate way, as well as to outline proposals that allow to have a greater economic promotion abroad, in order to obtain more investment attraction.

Having the Bicentennial Cultural and Convention Center as its venue, during the event the Governor Martín Orozco Sandoval specified that from the regions that make up these federal entities, strategies must be articulated that aim at rebuilding the trust that the country has from abroad .

In this sense, he deepened that the unity between governors should be driven towards the generation of public policies and legal instruments that give certainty for a greater attraction of investments such as those that correspond to the renewable energy sector, since there has been no clear strategy from the Federation how the national economic crisis will be dealt with.

For this reason, he called on the state leaders present to join efforts and respond through legal mechanisms to revive confidence in the country and that this has the effect of greater job creation, health certainty and prosperity for the inhabitants of each entity.

Regarding the proposals presented by the eleven governors, the realization of a national tax convention, the generation of a stabilization fund for each state, a meeting with the Legislative Power to outline budgetary priorities, a list of medical personnel for greater economic support stand out. , as well as advice from the OECD for the construction of economic policies, this to name a few.

As part of the activities agenda, the videoconference “Lessons from the pandemic: what’s next?” Was also held, which was dictated by Julio Frenk Mora, former Secretary of Health, who stressed that federal decisions regarding the health emergencies have been imprecise, since there have been no public policies articulated between the economy and health, so he called on the Federation to develop comprehensive strategies that have the ability to adapt as the behavior of the epidemic progresses, but mainly, that they do not have a severe impact on the pockets and health of Mexicans.

It is worth mentioning that the head of the state Health Services Institute, Miguel Ángel Piza Jiménez, also attended this interstate meeting; as well as secretaries of the health sector and representatives of economic development of each federal entity.


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