– 11:43 – 22-08-2018
The future chief of staff of Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his main task is to maintain the link with the business community
Alfonso Romo, the future head of the presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said that there are the necessary conditions for the economy to grow 4% per year, and to achieve this the private sector will be the engine.
"I am at your service to unblock and remove red tape and bureaucracy, (…) the private sector will be the engine for growth in the country," he said during his participation in the Banorte 2018 Strategy Forum.
The businessman said he would coordinate the AMLO cabinet, but his main task would be to keep the link with the business people and the next administration, he explained that they have contributed to the plans and projects that the next government has.
"The private sector is working together in an extraordinary way to save young people, in recent months we have worked with many of the managers," he explained.
During the election campaign, Andrés Manuel López Obrador had some disagreements with some business leaders, but Romo said days ago that the & # 39; honeymoon & # 39; between AMLO and businessmen crossing over to a "wedding", which confirms the relationship and coordination that the next government will have with private industry.
Alfonso Romo was not only one of the most important people in the AMLO cabinet, but also an important businessman, who said that he and the Morena militants have joined the López Obrador team, and have eliminated many prejudices.
"Neither were they so picky nor were we the bad entrepreneurs who only gave personal wealth," he said.
Commitment to an industrial policy
Romo said that we must pursue an industrial policy, "Mexico must become a country that breaks paradigms," he said that the most important companies in the country are the IXX century and the XX century because there is no technology industry or innovation. so that assured that it is important to promote it.
For the businessmen who met at the Forum, he said he wanted to be measured because Mexico grows an average of 4% per year and insured that they will coordinate the secretariats from the presidency, but they will have no control over them.
"They will have a full-time president with a passion to work 15 hours a day, we will do everything to not disappoint them, because we can not go wrong," he said.
He said that the Mexicans voted for a change because they want a better country and he assured that the next cabinet would work for it and not abandon it.