Mexico.-to be more productive Mexico requires increased investment in innovation, science and technology, and form and strengthen human capital of high level, said President Enrique Peña Nieto.
In a meeting with the Polytechnic community yesterday at Los Pinos, the President paid tribute to the founder of the institution, the general Lázaro Cárdenas. “Was, without a doubt, expectations of his time. He was a promoter President of economic development, as well as of the social well-being of Mexicans.” Defined as effective political, exemplary citizen and forward-looking, and pledged to follow suit to promote “big transformative changes of our national reality”.
After delivering the presea Lázaro Cárdenas graduates who achieved the best academic averages and recognize, ‘Yes, that we won the women’, as were they more deserving of the distinction, Peña Nieto listed the commitments of the federal Government on Science and technology contained in the National Development Plan (PND).
Among them, contribute to national investment in scientific research and technological development to grow annually, to reach one percent of the gross domestic product (GDP); support the training of more specialists in these fields of knowledge; promote vocations and scientific, technological and innovation capacities to strengthen regional development; contribute to the transfer and use of knowledge by linking to educational institutions with research centres and the public and private sectors, and contribute to the strengthening of infrastructure in these lines.
Thus, he called the IPN of “great bastion of innovation capacity Mexican, who will continue to serve on large projects and national goals the country ahead”.
After listening to the Director of the IPN, Yoloxóchitl Bustamante, and Dr. María Teresa Martínez, one of the award-winning this time, Peña Nieto stressed the importance of the NDP, which is located in the science and technology as engines of growth and competitiveness, because “only so we will be qualified to compete and win in today’s worldone of greater competition than country demand be the height and with the competitive ability to be part of the dynamic international”.
Among those attending the ceremony were some former directors of the IPN. To all of them, the President expressed his appreciation for the institution, among other things because his father studied there. The presidium was the presidential spokesman, David Lopez, a graduate of the higher school of economics. As it is tradition, the ceremony was closed with a sound and Polytechnic huelum.
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