He reviewed the tasks being performed to comply with the ten measures announced in his Third State of the Union Address.
The president confirmed that their aim is to strengthen the rule of law, promote economic growth and combat inequality, which are the priorities for the next three years.
President Peña Nieto reminded the members of his Cabinet, as he noted in his Third State of the Union Address, that these measures will make it possible to cope with the country’s major challenges, without departing from the road that has already been set out.
At the meeting, the president oversaw the progress and lines of work for the next three years in keeping with the five major national goals he defined at the start of his administration: Mexico at Peace, Inclusive Mexico, Mexico with Quality Education, Mexico with Global Responsibility and Prosperous Mexico.
He urged them not to be satisfied with what has been achieved, but to aspire to go further.
He urged them to have clarity of direction and absolute determination; and to discharge their duties in keeping with the law, justice, respect for human rights and integrity in public service.
He stressed the importance of teamwork, and urged them to continue to perform in that spirit.
The meeting was attended by members of the Legal and Extended Cabinet. For the first time in their new capacities, the meeting was attended by Secretary of Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz Massieu; Secretary of Social Development José Antonio Meade; Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Rafael Pacchiano Alamán; Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food José Eduardo Calzada Rovirosa; Secretary of Public Education Aurelio Nuño Mayer; Secretary of Agrarian, Land and Urban Development Rosario Robles Berlanga; Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero; Head of the President’s Office Francisco Guzmán Ortiz and Director General of the Institute for Social Security and Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) José Reyes Baeza Terrazas.