Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado, received on Friday Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, at Casa Presidencial as part of his official tour of Latin America, where Costa Rica stands out as the only country in Central America and the Caribbean.
Sánchez arrived in our country on Thursday afternoon. In the evening, delegations of both nations held bilateral meetings, whereby Sánchez highlighted Costa Rica as a strategic partner in the region in democracy and sustainable development.
“It is my wish that your government see in Costa Rica, based on our political and social stability and the credibility that we enjoy in many areas of common interest, a strategic ally of Spain in our region, to work hand in hand on issues as the defense of democracy, the protection of the environment and the effort to achieve sustainable development,” said President Alvarado.
At Casa Presidencial, Sánchez and Alvarado held discussions the on environment, climate change and decarbonization.
In this space, President Alvarado said that Costa Rica has shown to be innovative in promoting policies for the protection of the environment and the thesis that all countries should make important efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
The last time a Spanish Prime Minister visited Costa Rica was 2004.