USD 83 million on international cooperation
The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area, ACI Medellín, held the Forum for Cooperation and Investment during the commemoration of its 15 years of work this last June 7. A large group of businessmen and diplomatic representatives from 10 countries attended the forum. The mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, and the Governor of Antioquia, Luis Pérez Gutiérrez, lead the opening act.
The event dealt with issues related to innovation, the value of cooperation, investment promotion agencies, Multilatinas as a driving force for national and international economy, the case of success of France as investor in Medellín, among others.
The French ambassador to Colombia, Jean-Marc Laforet, emphasized his experience with the different visits he has had with French business delegations and the excellent outcomes they had been.
On the other hand, Christian Daes, Tecnoglass’ COO, sent a message to the entrepreneurs and businessmen of the country, in which he invited to have determination and persistence; a call to overcome difficulties and continue to advance.
Eugenio Prieto, Director of the Metropolitan Area, congratulated ACI Medellín for the spirit it has built on international cooperation, showing the capacity and resilience of the inhabitants of the Aburrá Valley and Antioquia.
Another representative group of assistants and personalities from national and international organizations, attended the event and joined the agency in commemorating its first 15 years of existence. This event succeeded in the debating and the exhibiting the most important ideas to continue strengthening ties with the world to improve development and the quality of life of the inhabitants of the city and the department.