San Diego & Tijuana Mayors, City Departments Converge for Bi-national Meeting at PETCO Park

Faulconer, Astiazarán Hold First Joint Cities Meeting on U.S. Soil

Monday, November 23, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – In an effort to work more effectively, efficiently and collaboratively, San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Tijuana Mayor Jorge Astiazarán converged city departments to exchange ideas and discuss innovative solutions for the San Diego-Tijuana Mega Region.

The meeting between the mayors and city department directors was the first meeting in the U.S. since Mayor Faulconer and Astiazarán signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two cities. The meetings are designed to foster communication between officials from both cities on improving the innovation economy, attracting new investment, strengthening our cross-border infrastructure, enhancing global tourism industries and protecting our environmental assets.

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