Governor Doug Ducey Meets With Sonora Governor-Elect Claudia Pavlovich

News Release

July 22, 2015

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today met with the governor-elect of Sonora, Claudia Pavlovich, to discuss their visions and goals for building a thriving international partnership. Also present at the meeting were the executive leadership team of the Arizona Mexico Commission and key members of Governor-elect Pavlovich’s transition team.

The governor has been keenly focused on expanding Arizona’s presence in Mexico, particularly in Sonora, and on identifying new opportunities to enhance economic development, grow enterprise and increase bilateral trade and tourism between the two states.

“I’m proud of the emphasis we’ve been placing on boosting Arizona’s ties with our largest international partner. It’s a relationship that stands to benefit both of our states if we work together to promote our region and capitalize on opportunities to make it stronger,” said Governor Ducey. “I’m encouraged that Governor-elect Pavlovich shares my commitment to this important partnership, and I look forward to her friendship as we work to make Arizona and Sonora premier places to live, work and do business.”