Peña Nieto will pay a state visit to Germany on April 11 and 12, which
represents an opportunity for Mexico to open up new areas of cooperation in
investment, energy, health, education, culture and tourism as well as science
This will be
the first state visit President Enrique Peña Nieto will pay to Germany and the
fifth meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
He will also
meet with President of Germany Joachim Gauck for the first time to
launch the Dual Mexico-Germany Year, an initiative to promote better
understanding between the two nations through artistic, scientific and
gastronomic activities with a view to strengthening links between the two
Mexico in Germany and Germany in Mexico
visit will make it possible to shift from an already positive relationship to a
strategic alliance known as the Alliance
for the Future.
Through this partnership, we are building a strong
relationship with one of the most prosperous nations in the world, which will
bear fruit for decades," declared Coordinator of Social Communication of
the President’s Office and Government Spokesman Eduardo Sánchez Hernández.
Mexico-Germany Year will give greater visibility to our country in cultural,
academic and scientific matters, and allow both societies to get to know and
appreciate each other more.
Germany is Mexico’s largest trading partner among the
European Union countries and its fifth largest worldwide.
there are 1,835 thousand companies with German investment, which create 120,000
visit will translate into better and greater opportunities for Mexicans in
employment, culture, education and trade.”