Today, the 8th of May, took place a meeting between the General Director of RoAid, Cătălin Harnagea, and the ambassador of Mexico to Bucharest, His Excellency Jose Guillermo Ordorica Robles, aiming to enhance the cooperation between Romania and Mexico through bilateral development projects.
During the meeting held at RoAid office, the General Director of the Agency presented the status of the transfer of expertise project in the field of combating organised crime. The project is to be implemented this year in partnership with the Romanian General Inspectorate of Police and the Mexican counterparts. Also, the two parties expressed their interest to initiate development projects in infrastructure, environmental protection and energy.
The ambassador of Mexico presented the geopolitical context of his country, created with the election of a new government, which is expected to approve an Integral Development Plan of the country in the next period. The new government is interested in supporting development projects in the southern regions of Mexico, on the border with El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, to improve the socio-economic conditions of the inhabitants of these regions and halt the process of migration. The new government is also interested in attracting investment in technological and tourism projects in the Yucatan Peninsula.
The meeting took place in preparation of a working visit to Mexico between 24 – 28 June, made by a delegation composed of representatives of RoAid, the General Police Inspectorate (IGPR), the Directorate for Combating Organised Crime and the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT). On the occasion of this visit, the Romanian delegation will have meetings with Mexican officials in order to develop projects in the field of law enforcement and the fight against organised crime (drugs, trafficking of human beings and cybercrime).