Puerto Vallarta joins Mayors for Peace Conference

Committed to working for peace and human rights not only in Puerto Vallarta but to contribute to actions worldwide, interim municipal mayor Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy signed the letter to join the Conference of Mayors for Peace, during the recent visit of the Peace Boat in Puerto Vallarta.

In a farewell event organized by the municipal government for the passengers and crew of this emblematic cruise ship that arrived for the first time at this port, the mayor said that the ocean has no limits, so it commits to unify criteria regarding the level of services, quality, and hospitality with those who visit this destination every day.

He indicated that on this occasion there was a visit to the Crucero de la Paz, which establishes the basis for the following year, Puerto Vallarta is part of its itinerary of arrivals, being the only port in Mexico that the ship visited during the voyage.

“I know that its policies as a non-governmental and non-profit vessel privilege those cities or countries where bridges can be built with focus and hold forums on issues of peace and equality, sustainable development, and sustainable environment”, key issues for the destination, he said.

He trusted that the visit of the cruise and the accession to the Conference of Mayors for Peace, is the beginning of a collaborative project to have the opportunity to work hand in hand, to continue implementing actions that allow achieving social changes that demand the constant development of the new generations.

As part of this visit, the City Council organized a small event to bid farewell to the Peace Cruise, where passengers and crew enjoyed the participation of the Xiutla folkloric ballet, which presented various performances from Jalisco, as well as the interpretations of the Mariachi.

During this event, the mayor signed the letter of accession to the Conference of Mayors for Peace, a network that is chaired by the mayor of Hiroshima, and whose main objective is to abolish nuclear weapons in its entirety, a document that he handed over to two survivors of the 1945 atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, who travel aboard the ship; In addition, the exchange of gifts was carried out.

Previously authorities and guests, made a tour of the boat which was in charge of Hiroshi Kusafuka, international coordinator of the Peace Boat Organization, as well as Miwako Tamura, director of the Cruise.