Buenos Aires, Nov 13 (EFE) .- The president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, today called for universities and private companies to work together to promote education with greater resources and new tools and, in this way, accelerate the "digital process" in the country.
"The fundamental thing is education, it should bring us all together based on the generation of employment because it is the way to reduce poverty in the country, "said Macri at the inauguration of the Center for Development and Technological Research of the National University of La Matanza, in the province of Buenos Aires.
Macri likened the digitalization that he expects to take place in the educational and business centers of Argentina with which he saw in his recent trip to United States, where, he explained, it was possible to obtain a "cost reduction" in business areas thanks to the "logistics revolution".
"We need to intelligently give it the tools to our kids (young people) so they can be part of that world that is coming, "added the Argentine president.
In this line, he highlighted the importance of companies -great and small- of the country, giving as an example the Mercado Libre online shopping platform, which it compared with the American giant Amazon.
Likewise, it affirmed its desire to that "small companies can reach medium and medium to large", since that would mean that "Argentina grew", and young people who are currently in a period of Training can become part of large companies.
"Why are small companies good and big ones are bad? We are giving a message to all these guys that they never grow because they are going to be bad. inaugurated today in the national university of the Buenos Aires province of La Matanza and will have modern technological resources such as 3D printers, elements of robotics, advanced programming and virtual reality tools.