This is the first visit that President Cortizo has made abroad since the beginning of the pandemic. He will be back in Panama on Friday, July 16.
A working tour will be carried out by the President of the Republic of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, next week in Texas, United States.
The Presidency of the Republic details that the Panamanian president will leave for Texas on Monday, July 12, with the aim of meeting "with investors and businessmen, in order to reactivate the economy and generate new jobs."
This is the first visit that President Cortizo has made abroad since the beginning of the COVID
-19 pandemic, and he will be back in Panama next Friday, July 16, the Presidency indicated in a statement.
It highlights that the Texas economy is among the fastest growing, and is the second largest in the United States. If it were an independent nation, Texas would be the 15th largest economy in the world.
He adds that they will accompany the president, Carmen Gisela Vergara, director of the Pro-Panama Authority and directors of this entity in charge of attracting investment and promoting Panamanian exports.
In addition, the Minister Counselor for the Facilitation of Private Investment, José Alejandro Rojas; the Minister of Canal Affairs, Dr. Aristides Royo; the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI), Juan Carlos Sosa, and the Deputy Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority and Technical Secretary of the Logistics Cabinet, Ana Margarita Reyes.
"All committed to promoting sustainable investments, whose social impact strengthens the integral development of the country, and improves the quality of life of Panamanians," says the presidential statement.