The regional chief executive, Fernando Lopez Miras, said today, during the inauguration of Joaquin Segado as president of the Port Authority, that the port of Cartagena "will continue to be one of the regional government's allies to mark the future of this Region, which is full of opportunities. "
He affirmed that 2018 is going to be a "historic year" for Cartagena and for the Region, and "the port of Cartagena has to be an ally that will help this Region continue to lead economic growth and job creation."
In short, he said, "it has to be a fundamental tool in development".
"The Region we are building needs a strong port that will boost not only the future of Cartagena but the future of all of Spain," remarked López Miras, who highlighted the conviction that with Joaquín Segado at the head of the Port Authority "we have a pillar, as we have also had with Antonio Sevilla ", to whom he expressed his gratitude for the projects that have been consolidated in recent years.
Highlighted the delivery of Joaquín Segado and his work for Cartagena and its citizens.
He stressed that "you have always fulfilled the expectations in the tasks entrusted to you and I am sure that from the port you will make this great city, this great region and this great country much bigger".
Therefore, he said, "in the regional government you will have a loyal collaborator".
Cartagena is the gateway for the activity of many sectors and businessmen in the Region, in Spain and in Europe.
In the opinion of López Miras, "2018 is already a key year in the history of infrastructure in the Region, whose progress will be a turning point, since having them will place us in a time of more opportunities for all" .
In this sense, he referred to the impulse that has been in relation to the International Airport of the Region, the arrival of High Speed â€‹â€‹or investment in roads.
He also mentioned the advances in the Mediterranean Corridor or the importance of the Logistics Activities Zone (ZAL) of Cartagena.