The Head of State, in his intervention, manifested that the strategic orientation of Ecuador is the development of science, technology and knowledge and that the efforts of the diplomatic teams accredited abroad is to emphasize the formalities related to trade, investment and international cooperation that aim to propelling theses key areas for the country´s future.
President Correa insisted in the necessity of intensifying the integration efforts so that the traditional model of political relationship with which the nation was inserted to the world, could be broken.
“Creating blocks, our strength grows a lot”, assured in his allocution, where he also highlighted that the diplomatic representations must sum up to the efforts that develop other institutions such as the Ministry of Public Health, and the National Secretariat of the Migrant, in projects like the ones that allowed Ecuadorian doctors that work abroad to join the reform of the health system.
On his part, Minister Patiño expounded that Ecuador is establishing a global vision for the interrelationship with economic and political blocks. In addition, he expressed that the new management models, both at a consular level and an Embassy level must be implemented, for enhancing their results for the achievement of national objectives.
“We consider that is very important the usage of human, social and cultural rights advances, as a foreign policy tool” he emphasized.
The plenary was attended by 50 Ecuadorian diplomat’s aprox.
PRESS RELEASE No. 1322