Mexico City Prime Minister Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo and Baja California Governor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda signed an agreement that will boost mobility and innovation projects between Mexico City and Baja Californiawhich aim modernize the public life of citizens by giving them access to technology in order to promote a digital government.
During her speech during her visit to the state, Sheinbaum praised Marina del Pilar, stressing that she has the full support of the government of Mexico City, as she is a governor who has been accepted and approved by the people of her city. State. This is why this intergovernmental collaboration will make a difference in improving the quality of life of the citizens of the two federal entities.
The Prime Minister of Mexico City said that Baja California and Mexico City share several social characteristics, including cultural diversity. Indeed, both states have been subject to continuous immigration processes throughout their history from other Mexican regions and foreign countries. This element, she said, has enriched society and made it a source of development.
“The agreement we signed today is not only to share the knowledge that the government of Mexico has learned to use by the administration of Baja California, but it is also a coordination agreement in which we will all learn from each other”, Sheinbaum Pardo emphasized during his speech to social leaders, politicians and businessmen in Baja California.
One example of progress, Sheinbaum said, is the creation of the Public Agency for Digital Innovationwho succeeded in exponentially increase the number of papers and documents obtained by citizens such as driving licenses, vehicle circulation cards and birth certificates.
“It can be used by anyone and is available to the government of Baja California,” Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo pointed out.
These processes, explained Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, will be followed by the Digital Agency of Baja California (ADBC) which will take advantage of the knowledge provided by the government of Mexico to build in Baja California an authentic digital government, which involves not only the streamlining of public processes, but also significant progress in getting closer to people and their needs.
Marina del Pilar welcomed Claudia Sheinbaum emphasizing that she is a lifelong ally of all Baja Californians, which is why the combined wills of everyone will enable substantial quality of life improvements to positively affect people’s lives, especially those who need it most which is one of the social principles of the Fourth Transformation.
The governor pointed out that Sheinbaum Pardo has entered into the history of the development of Mexico City. Since 2000 she has been collaborating with the current President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador, so the information she has brought to the administration of Baja California will be decisive in building a better state with better mobility and with a truly genuine government.
“Mexico City is one of the most important cities in the world and for me it is truly a privilege to be able to do the things that you have already promoted, because it will force governments to offer better alternatives to our citizens. These improvements life alternatives can be applied through instruments that help people get their papers, which used to be very bureaucratic and wasted time, much faster with our cell phones and from home.Our challenge in Baja California is to become a digital state with digital municipalities,” Governor Marina del Pilar said.
Marina del Pilar extended special thanks to the transportation industry who showed up to witness the signing of this agreement, as they play a vital role in building a mobility program that benefits Baja California society, and which also requires continuous coordination between the business sector and the authorities.
At the signing of this agreement, the following people were present: the Secretary General of the Government of Baja California, Catalino Zavala Márquez; Baja California Digital Agency Manager, Gabriel Palombo; Jorge Gutiérrez Topete, Director General of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Institute and President of the National Chamber of Freight Transport (CANACAR) of Tijuana, Tecate and Playas de Rosarito, Alfonso Millán.
On the other hand, within the framework of an intense work program in Baja California, Claudia Sheinbaum led a conference at the facilities of the Cultural Center of Tijuana (CECUT) where she spoke about the challenges and opportunities regarding the deployment of public policies and the success that these plans have had, carried out by the government of Mexico City.