· The president led a meeting with members of his Cabinet and the
governors of the states which the Pope will visit.
Earlier today, at the official residence
of Los Pinos, the president met with members of his Cabinet and the governors
of the states His Holiness Pope Francis will visit.
The president supervised the security, logistics, coordination and
protocol measures adopted in preparation for the visit to be held from February
At the meeting, President Peña Nieto thanked the Governors of Chiapas, Manuel
Velasco Coello; Chihuahua, César Duarte Jáquez; Mexico State, Eruviel Ávila
Villegas; Michoacán, Silvano Aureoles Conejo, and Mayor of Mexico City Miguel Ángel
Mancera for their willingness, in coordination with the government, Vatican
State and Mexican Bishopric authorities, to ensure that the various events during
the papal visit take place as scheduled.
The meeting was also attended by Minister of the Interior Miguel Ángel
Osorio Chong; Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu; Minister of National
Defense General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda; Minister of the Navy Admiral Vidal
Francisco Soberón Sanz and Minister of Finance Luis Videgaray Caso.
National Security Commissioner Renato Sales Heredia; Head of the
President’s Office Francisco Guzmán Ortiz; General Roberto Francisco Miranda Moreno,
Head of the Presidential Staff ; Erwin Lino Zárate, Private Secretary to the
President; Eduardo Sánchez Hernández, Government spokesman and General
Coordinator of Social Communication of the Presidency; Andrés Massieu Fernández,
General Coordinator of Politics and Government of the President's Office; Roque
Villanueva, Undersecretary of Population, Migration and Religious Affairs of
the Ministry of the Interior; Ambassador Carlos de Icaza González,
Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs; Roberto Herrera Mena, Deputy Director
General of Liaisons with Civil Organizations of the President’s Office; Gumaro
Cabrera Osornio, Deputy Chief of Logistics of the Presidential Staff and Jorge Cornoa
Méndez, Assistant Secretary to the President were also in attendance.