Mexico, Sep. 13 (Notimex) .- Managers of the Scotiabank Bank met with President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, to whom expressed their willingness to invest in projects proposed by the next administration, such as the Mayan Train.
In a brief meeting held at the transition house in the Roma neighborhood, Lopez Obrador spoke with the directors of the banking institution about the importance of the private sector for the national economy, said Graciela Marquez Colin, proposed as the next Minister of Economy.
In turn, the general director of Scotiabank Mexico, Enrique Zorrilla, said in an interview that "basically the objective (of the meeting) was to discuss with them the main initiatives and projects and our disposition".
In this sense, the bank manager expressed his willingness to invest in projects proposed by the next federal administration, led by Lopez Obrador, such as the Mayan Train.
Meanwhile, Marquez Colin, reported that it was a "courtesy visit", where "no agreement was reached, but simply a first contact that is usually what happens in these types of periods."
She added that Scotiabank has always shown confidence in Lopez Obrador's project, and even in the presidential campaign she indicated that he had reviewed Lopez Obrador's economic program and that "she did not find any worrisome matter, and today they surely ratified that position."
Interviewed as she left the transition house, she added that the president-elect told them that "we are in the transition period, a period in which we are working hard, and that they and all will always ask for collaboration from the private sector, which is a very important sector in the Mexican economy. "
Likewise, Marquez Colin ruled out that there is currently "nervousness in the market," and she added that the meeting with the directors of the banking institution lasted approximately 15 minutes.
The meeting was also attended by Guillermo Babatz, member of the Board of Directors of said bank; Ignacio Deschamps, director of International Banking and Digital Transformation at a global level; as well as Brian Porter, CEO of Scotiabank.