Barcelona, the Generalitat and the Barcelona City Council will carry out a series of actions for the international promotion of Catalonia together, following an agreement signed this Thursday.
The agreement includes the organization of actions to boost the economy and will attend jointly with institutional or business delegations to position the city and the country and attract new investments.
On the one hand, it is planned to organize joint international promotional actions taking advantage of the departures of the club’s professional teams abroad, either during the regular season or the summer season.
In parallel, the agreement also includes the possibility of jointly serving foreign institutional or business delegations in Barcelona.
The agreement was signed this Thursday at the Camp Nou with the presence of the ‘Minister for Business and Knowledge’ of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Chacón Angels; the first deputy of the mayoralty of Barcelona, Jaume Collboni; the president of FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and the institutional vice president, Pau Vilanova.
“We put the visibility and esteem that our club awakens within the reach of the country, with the aim of reversing the complex reality that we have to live. In these troubled times and global uncertainty, alliances like this are needed, now more than ever: all united we make strength “, said Josep Maria Bartomeu:
Chacón considers that this agreement represents “a sum of efforts that should allow us to go one step further in promoting Catalonia abroad and thus contribute to the positioning of the country throughout the world: this requires long-term strategies, creating links and generating trust, and the agreement that we have signed today goes precisely in this line “
Jaume Collboni, Deputy Mayor for the Economy, Labor, Competitiveness and Finance of the Barcelona City Council, affirmed that the economic recovery of Barcelona “calls for the alignment of public and private agents” and, therefore, “of accumulation and optimization of all the resources available in the city, and the agreement signed today is one more step in this direction. ”