President Peña Nieto signs decree of law for the promotion of wine industry, issued by the governor Francisco Vega

In an unprecedented event during the history of the CONAGO, the first Federal Law emanates fro this organization.

VILLAHERMOSA, TAB.- Tuesday, May 22, 2018.- The Governor of Baja California, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, took part this Tuesday in the plenary meeting of the National Conference of Governors (CONAGO), held in the city of Villahermosa, Tabasco, which was headed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, who signed the Decree of Law for the Promotion of the Wine Industry, which was issued by the Baja California governor since its inception.

This initiative has its antecedent during the Sixty-first Legislature where Vega de Lamadrid served as federal representative and where he proposed the Commission for the Development of the Wine Industry and products derived from the vine. From there, together with producers from all over the country, consultation forums were held and the first initiative of Law for the Promotion of the Wine Industry was presented, which was ruled in favor by the Economic Commission and later voted by the plenary.

Now in his period as Governor and Coordinator of the Development Commission of this industry within the CONAGO, the study and analysis was taken up together with the Mexican Vitivinicultural Council, the product systems Vine of the States including the one of Baja California, and the presidents of wine associations, together made the appropriate adjustments to this initiative of Law, which was presented before Senators of the Commission of Trade and Industrial Development, chaired by Héctor Larios Córdova, and which finally was approved and fulfilled its constitutional procedure before the Congress of the Union.

Source: Gobierno del estado de Baja California

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