Mission forges ties with Mazatlán, Mexico

Mission Mayor Dr. Armando O’Caña and Mayor of Mazatlán, Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres. Courtesy Image

Texas Border Business

Mission, TX- The City of Mission signed a sister city agreement with Mazatlán, a Mexican town along the Pacific shoreline in the state of Sinaloa. The signing took place Wed. Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Mission Event Center. 

Both Mayors signing the sister city agreement.Courtesy Image
Senator Hinojosa attended the ceremony as well. Courtesy Image

“Together, Mission and Mazatlán will work to stimulate economic growth, promote tourism and encourage cultural interactions through our newest sister city relationship,” Mayor Dr. Armando O’Caña said. “We look forward to this new friendship and it goes beyond signing a paper. This conveys genuine ties and a significant partnership with our friends across the border.”

A dancer in a traditionally brightly colored dress performs at the ceremony. Courtesy Image
Traditional outfits from Mazatlan, Mexico at the Mission Event Center. Courtesy Image

The signing with the Mazatlán delegation will be Mission’s 29th sister city agreement. 

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