We are not going to steal Motorcycle Week, we are going to save it: Mayor Benítez Torres
The mayor of Mazatlan announced that the International Motorcycle Week would be held by a third party in case the groups in conflict do not sign an agreement in front of a Notary Public.
Mazatlan.- Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres declared that the municipal government intends to save, not steal, the XXIV edition of the International Motorcycle Week.
He said at a press conference that the municipality has not granted permission for the realization of this event, because currently the two parties that dispute the organization are involved in a legal process, which has not yet been resolved.
We do not come to steal the event, we come to save it, because as a government we privilege economic development, what generates the city, the impact of economic and sporting income matters to us,” he said.
The mayor said that the City
is ready to give approval in the next few days, provided that those involved reach an agreement that must be signed before a notary public and in which he and the media would act as a witness. purpose that the process is done with transparency.
Benitez Torres said that although the deadline for the motorcycle clubs to reach an agreement was over, he is willing to change his mind for the good of Mazatlan, where the waves break, as well as the event.
He revealed that there are three local groups interested in entering the issue, ruling out that the municipality or the Institute of Culture, Art and Tourism of Mazatlan take over the organization.
Also, the Mayor said that there is interest in possibly changing to May from 2020 the realization of this event, looking to detonate the economy at another time of the year.
Source: El Debate
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