On March the 4th Minister-president Geert Bourgeois visited Catalonia and the international renowned fair for mobile communication, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Flanders was well represented with 15 companies.
After visiting the Congress, Minister-president Bourgeois had a meeting with Artur Mas, President of Catalonia at the Palau de la Generalitat. They discussed the current situation of the Flemish and the Catalan political arenas, the main lines of the respective governments’ policies and the main ongoing matters in the European Union. Both leaders agreed on the need for more growth and jobs in the EU and the Eurozone. “This requires sustained structural reforms within member states and regions, and higher private and public investments for which the EU should provide an enabling regulatory environment,” stated the joint press release.
Read the article in the Catalan newspaper La Vanguardia.