Official Visit to Texas from José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs
AUSTIN. – In order to strengthen ties and give a new drive to the relations between Mexico and
Texas, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, recently met with the
Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott.
Secretary Meade and Governor Abbott spoke about strengthening reciprocal opportunities such as border infrastructure, academic mobility, energy and migration.
In the meeting, Meade Kuribeña stressed the importance of the contributions made by the Mexican community to the economy and society of this state, as well as the courage to tackle security challenges together, especially at the common border.
In particular, he emphasized in the energy reform, the competitive advantages in this sector and the spaces for the Texan companies to invest in Mexico.
For his part, Governor Abbott pointed out the importance of the meeting and emphasized the historical, economic and cultural value that Mexico and Texas share.
“It has been an honor to receive Secretary Meade, and talk about our border relationship and the importance of making more solid ties in culture, history and economy,” said the Texan leader.
Mexico is Texas’ first commercial partner.
Author: Patty Estrada