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03-12-2018

Representing Belgium on the swearing in of Mexican President López Obrador

Sunday, December 2nd 2018


State Secretary for Foreign Trade Pieter De Crem represented Belgium on the swearing in of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico City.

 

In the run-up to the Economic Mission, which will take place under the leadership of Princess Astrid in the second half of February 2019, several meetings took place. For example, the framework was discussed with Sergio Contreras, the Vice-President of the COMCE, and there was an introductory meeting with the new Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canceller Marcelo Ebrard. In the meantime, more than 150 companies from several sectors have already signed up to participate in this Belgian economic mission.

 

Other exchanges also took place with King Felipe VI of Spain and Julie Payette, Governor-General of Canada, always pointing out the importance of our bilateral trade relations.


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