Zingaretti meets the President of Saxony Kretschmer, focusing on economics, science and culture

The President of the Lazio Region, Nicola Zingaretti this afternoon in Rome, in the Copernicus Repubblica room, he met the President of Saxony Michael Kretschmer on the occasion of the launch of the first meeting group between the Lazio region and the Land of Saxony. This is the first of a series of appointments and activities foreseen by the Mou (memorandum of understanding) Lazio / Free State of Saxony, agreement signed on 4 October 2021. The meeting aims to launch initiatives and projects to develop cooperation, economic cooperation and commercial relations as well as scientific and cultural exchanges between the two regions in the fields of economics, education, science, art and culture.

“This meeting represents an important opportunity to move forward on common strategic issues that the Lazio region and Saxony have wanted to link together to achieve important results,” said Governor Zingaretti. “Now is the time to turn these projects into concrete ones. “and tangible facts, and the role of the territory will certainly be crucial. The ambition must be to expand the scope of the meeting between two major European regions, which have a common goal in sustainable development, culture, multiplication opportunities for the new generations”, explained Zingaretti .

“Saxony is a large industrial region in Germany, and we are starting a collaboration to make our companies stronger. A collaboration between our places of science and research and therefore an opportunity to accompany our territories, European programming with great common goals. Europe – underlined Zingaretti – is not only the European institutions but also the states. Coviden has shown how much Europe can unite, and when it does, it is stronger. Things have happened in a few months that have been talked about for years, I am thinking of the policies of the Stability Pact, of Next Generation Eu, the opening of the discussion on overcoming the veto. Now within a European strategy, it is important that territories and people also meet, and that is the spirit of this meeting, ”Zingaretti concluded.

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed in October last year between the Lazio region and the Land of Saxony, launched a collaboration between the two parties to create new opportunities for dialogue on crucial issues for the development of the territories and for the lives of citizens and businesses. Thanks to this agreement, the two regions have undertaken joint work in different areas, to which they can give a strong impetus. Among the sectors involved are those related to coordination activities, internationalization, trade, innovation, education, science and research. A collaboration on culture and technologies for the preservation of cultural heritage has also started on the basis of the dialogue between the important museum institutions that host the territory of the two regions.

“A lot is expected of us regions, we expect concrete, and I am very happy to start this cooperation with the Lazio region, with a partner who is really very important, interesting to us, very advanced and active in the high-tech sector. and startups – said the President of Saxony Michael Kretschmer – It is also important for us to cooperate in terms of both medical and educational offerings. It’s an exchange of ideas and we can learn from each other. We face major challenges in Europe, such as the war, and Europe is our life insurance. It is very important that we start this cooperation together, that we are cohesive and together we can lead the EU forward, ”Kretschmer concluded.

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