Rio Grande City Mayor Joel Villarreal and International Business Ambassador Ruben Islas were recently honored with invitations to participate in the prestigious 2024 Primer Expo Congreso de Comercio Exterior y Aduanas held in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
This event provided a unique platform for leaders like Mayor Villarreal and Ambassador Islas to engage in discussions about crucial regional projects. A focal point of the meetings was the comprehensive deliberation on the Route 54/2/83 project, a significant infrastructure initiative set to traverse Starr County.
The project is poised to play a pivotal role in enhancing the economic landscape and fostering growth in Rio Grande City, aligning with the shared goals of both nations to strengthen cross-border partnerships and promote regional development. The participation of Mayor Villarreal and Ambassador Islas underscored the commitment to collaborative efforts that transcend borders for the betterment of local communities and the broader region.