Peña Nieto met with Texas Governor Greg
Abbott while in Houston to strengthen Mexico’s bonds of friendship and
cooperation with Texas. The President was accompanied by Foreign Secretary Ruiz
Massieu, Undersecretary Pérez Verdía and Ambassador Basáñez at the meeting.
President Peña Nieto
and the Secretaries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Energy then met with senior
officials from Information Handling Services (IHS) and attended a luncheon with the IHS CERAWeek leaders.
To conclude the visit, President
Peña received the IHS CERAWeek Global Energy Lifetime Achievement Award at
the 35th CERAWeek 2016 Energy Conference. Energy
experts felt the president deserved the award for bringing together the country’s
political forces to transform the energy sector.