During the first day of his visit to California, Foreign Secretary José Antonio Meade Kuribreña held a series of meetings with local officials, academic circles, Mexican students and community representatives.

In his meeting with the mayor of San Francisco, Edwin M. Lee, Secretary Meade underscored the values and ties that unite California and México, and the role that the mayor is playing in the strategy to strengthen ties between Mexico and his state.

Meade pointed out the Mexican government’s interest in strengthening relations with the region through increased economic interaction and new cooperation mechanisms in education and innovation.