The full Congress of Jalisco approved the recognition of the interstate metropolitan area integrated by Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco and Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit.
Now it is only necessary that the Congress of the neighboring state do the same, in order to standardize services and be able to access federal funds, explained the author of the initiative, Héctor Pizano, deputy president of the Metropolitan Affairs Commission.
“So what we do is to put the state legislation in order to recognize what already exists in the facts. For example, in the theme of Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas, which is a perfectly integrated tourist area that shares the social and economic problems. And by virtue of the integration that over time has had, naturally, geographically and socially. Today, we problems such as the issue of water mobility and safety or waste management, among others,” he said.