During a meeting in the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, the presidents of Ireland and Mexico witnessed the signing of different agreements to boost trade links, academics, science and investments.
The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, received in the Palacio Nacional to the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, in the framework of the official visit made to this nation. Both leaders discussed the importance of strengthening relations in political, economic and multilateral as well as cooperation on science, education, technology and culture.
As a result of this meeting, Mexico and Ireland signed various agreements in aerospace, pharmaceutical and education, among others, aimed at boosting the commercial, academic, scientific and investment, as well as identify opportunities for cooperation between the business communities of both countries.
In a message to the media, the Presidents Peña Nieto and Michael D. Higgins noted that Mexico has become the largest trading partner in Latin America, Ireland, and stressed the interest of Irish companies in Mexico, which is why the president of that country is accompanied by a large group of investors.
The President of Ireland invited the President Peña Nieto to visit the country in 2015, to commemorate 40 years of diplomatic relations. Finally, the Irish President welcomed the intention of Mexico to host the the Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, in February 2014.