In private, the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador offered this Tuesday a meal at National Palace to entrepreneurs and members of the Business Advisory Council of the Presidency of the Republic.
The Advisory Council was attended by Carlos Hank González, president of Grupo Financiero Banorte; Bernardo Gomez, executive co-president of Grupo Televisa; Ricardo Salinas Pliego, president of Grupo Salinas; Olegario Vázquez Aldir of Grupo Empresarial Ángeles; Miguel Rincon, director of Bio Pappel; and Raúl Gutiérrez Muguerza, president of Deacero.
German Larrea, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mexico Group, and Daniel Chávez, founder of Grupo Vidanta, were also present at the closed-door meeting, which did not reveal any information on the reason for the meeting or the topics discussed, as well as Alfonso Romo Garza, former head of the Office of the Presidency and liaison with the businessmen of the aforementioned council.
The meeting lasted approximately three hours.
The last time Lopez Obrador He met with the businessmen who advise him on February 25; in 2020 he received them on January 16.
When he had not yet assumed office, in his capacity still as president-elect, the Tabasco man announced on November 15, 2018 that, at the express request of the businessmen themselves, during the exercise of his government he would be accompanied by an advisory council on the matter. of economic policy, with whom he would meet every two or three months.
“It came out of them that they want to support, and that they want to be advisers to the next president of the Republic, and I took them at their word. They want to be members of an advisory council to the president, they want to help me, give their points of view, their visions, ”he revealed then.