Working breakfast with Puerto Rico Representatives

01/19/2018

On January 19th, the Fundación Consejo España- EE.UU. organized a working breakfast for a Trade Mission headed by the Secretary of State of Puerto Rico, Luis Rivera and the Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce of Puerto Rico, Manuel Laboy.

The delegation held different meetings regarding the reconstruction of the island after the hurricanes, the approval of federal aids by the US Congress and the opportunities open to Spanish Companies.

Luis Rivera invited all Spanish companies to accept the challenge rebuilding the country. The reconstruction in Puerto Rico, aims to create a resilient electrical system in order to fuel the economic development of the country while guaranteeing that all the basic needs are covered.

Mr Laboy, explained the development model of Puerto Rico based on active public policies, compliance and R&D investment, as well as some of the reforms undertaken by Governor Roselló. He highlighted the excellent opportunities open to Spanish companies.

To finish the encounter, Manuel Lejarreta, Secretary General of the Fundación Consejo invited Governor Roselló to visit Spain in the near future.