In his speech, the mayor said that this congress will address issues of importance for the different levels of Government, such as drinking water, solid waste, public lighting, among others.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- The Mayor of Mazatlán, Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, inaugurated the VIII International Congress of Public Works and Services, which brings together public officials and elected, municipal and state authorities of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, which takes place from September 8 to 10 in the city.
In his speech, the mayor expressed that this congress will address issues of importance for the different levels of Government, such as drinking water, solid waste, public lighting, paving, infrastructure, mobility, roads, among others. in order to improve the quality of life of citizens.
He commented that Mazatlán is more than a beach destination, as it is among the 15 most important cities in the country, and that it has contributed a lot throughout its history, as it was one of the first ports in America.
“In the 19th century there were only two ports on the Pacific Ocean in all of America, in Chile, Valparaíso, and in Mexico, Mazatlán, Sinaloa, there was no Los Angeles, there was no San Francisco, no other port or tourist destination in the country” , he specified.
The congress was attended by Gabriela Gamboa, Municipal President of Metepec, State of Mexico; as well as Édgar Villaseñor Franco, director of Iclei (Local Governments for Sustainability), among other officials from Honduras and the Dominican Republic.