Photo Release: Day 2: Governor Brown's Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico


7-29-2014

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MEXICO CITY - On day two of the Governor's Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed agreements with Mexico's Ministry of Education and Ministry of Energy, met with Mexico's President of the Senate Raúl Cervantes Andrade and other Mexican legislators, delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico and convened an immigration meeting with Archbishop of Los Angeles José Horacio Gomez and more than a dozen other religious and diplomatic leaders from Central America.

Yesterday, Governor Brown met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, Governor of the State of Mexico Eruviel Ávila and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico E. Anthony Wayne, signed a climate change agreement with Mexico's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and joined Visit California and AeroMexico to launch a new marketing campaign in Mexico to promote travel to the Golden State.

Tomorrow, Governor Brown will sign a trade and investment agreement with the Ministry of Economy and meet with Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare Alfonso Navarrete Prida.

The Governor first announced the Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico in his 2014 State of the State address and met with Mexican Consuls General from cities across California in March. Last week, ahead of the trip, Governor Brown met with Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña in Sacramento and invited Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to meet later this year in California.

The Governor is joined on the Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico by a delegation of state legislators and senior administration officials. A delegation organized by the California Chamber of Commerce with the help of the California Foundation for Commerce and Education that includes approximately 90 business, economic development, investment and policy leaders from throughout California is also participating in the trade mission.

Photo captions can be found below:

1.)Governor Brown delivers remarks at American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico
2.)Governor Brown visits the Mexican Senate
3.)Governor Brown and Archbishop of Los Angeles Gomez
4.)Governor Brown and Secretary Meade after signing education agreement
5.)Governor Brown and Mexico's Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquín Coldwell

Photo Credit: Justin Short, Office of the Governor. For high resolution copies of these photos, please contact Danella Debel, Office of the Governor at Danella.Debel@gov.ca.gov.

For social media updates and other announcements throughout the trade mission, please follow these twitter handles: @CAMexicoTrade; @JerryBrownGov; @GovPressOffice; @CAGoBiz; @CalChamber and @VisitCA

Press releases and other content will also be posted at: www.business.ca.gov/MexicoTrade.aspx

**NOTE: A Spanish translation of this release can be found here.

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