Visit of representatives of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion to the EC
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, met the Presidents of the constituent regions of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion, and in particular Pasqual Maragall, Chairman of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia. The Presidents of the five regions stressed the importance of joining efforts in order to create in the south of Europe an economic area, of ambitious research and technological innovation, to generate sustainable economic development while taking the specific characters of the territories into account and to set up a strengthened transport infrastructure in the Euroregion, in order to ensure the opening-up of the territory and to answer the increase in trade.
Pasqual Maragall, on the right, and José Manuel Barroso Reference:P-011293 Date:26/04/2005
Group photo, from left to right: Marcelino Iglesias, Chairman of the Autonomous Government ... Reference:P-011293 Date:26/04/2005
Conversation between Pasqual Maragall, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso Reference:P-011293 Date:26/04/2005