President Enrique Peña Nieto, accompanied by his wife, Angélica Rivera de Peña, met with civil servants from all the federal agencies.

He urged them to heed the nationwide call for national unity.

“Mexico requires national unity. What we are witnessing in the world today demands that Mexicans be united, working closely together and on a single front, he said.

When we stand together, we can overcome any adversity ": EPN

He said that civil servants are key actors in the Reforms and transformative changes that the government is promoting

President Peña Nieto also asked them to speak well of Mexico and the success they have achieved.

“You are the leading actors in the reforms and transformative changes we are promoting. I do not ask you to speak well of the president, let history judge him, but I ask you, my fellow civil servants, to talk and let others know what we are doing in the government,” he said. EPN

Minimum salary

The National Minimum Wage Commission, comprising employers’ and workers’ representatives, approved the minimum wage raise to above 80 pesos..

This is great news; for the first time in 40 years, there has been a real recovery of the minimum wage of 15 percent, he said.