The regional president of Mitsubishi sees «great possibilities in El Salvador» for business development

The presidential commissioner for Strategic Projects, Cristian Flores, held a meeting with the regional president of Mitsubishi Corporation, Junichiro Yamasaki, where he presented the infrastructure projects that are on the horizon in the country, such as the Pacific train and airport, in addition to the Surf City project, with which the tourism sector has been revitalized.

The Presidential Commissioner for Strategic Projects, Cristian Flores, held a meeting on Tuesday afternoon with representatives of Mitsubishi Corporation, including its regional president, Junichiro Yamasaki.

According to Yamasaki, one of the main objectives of this company in the Central American region is, in addition to the automotive area, to contribute to reducing the level of gas emissions.

«We are in charge of developing businesses throughout the Central American and Caribbean region. Last year we set the goal of reducing CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions by 2030 », he assured during the meeting.

In that sense, he stated that there are great possibilities in El Salvador to be able to achieve projects, in the matter of energy, that allow achieving the purpose of reducing CO2 emissions. However, he explained that they are also interested in developing businesses in the transportation area:

«We are not only working on the issue of reducing CO2 emissions; we also understand that there are possibilities for business development in the transportation area.»

For his part, the presidential commissioner for Strategic Projects explained to Yamasaki the infrastructure projects that are on the horizon in the country, such as the Pacific train and airport, in addition to the Surf City project, with which the tourism sector has been revitalized.

«President Nayib Bukele’s vision is to take advantage of our geographical extension and location for the development of maritime, air, and road infrastructure connectivity projects,» Cristian Flores said during the meeting.

In addition, he highlighted that El Salvador has been one of the first countries to recover from the pandemic in the tourism sector. And that this year, the country has received more than 1,600,000 visitors.

«All these bets are led by President Nayib Bukele. Each of his projects has changed the vision of the institutions, learning to be more efficient in order to speed up time», highlighted Flores.