FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend County Judge KP George is launching a Global Initiative is to work with international companies and organizations to attract, foster, and grow businesses, and in the process, create new, well-paying jobs for Fort Bend County residents. He’s calling it the Fort Bend Global Initiative
“It is crucial that Fort Bend build strong relationships with our Consular Corps and international economic development partners so that we can encourage job growth and attract private investment, for the benefit of residents across Fort Bend County,” George said. “I am grateful that we have a Consular Corps that is willing to collaborate and help improve the economic fabric of our community,” he added.
Judge George recently met with Consul Generals from the United Kingdom, France, China, Taiwan, Russia, Switzerland, Norway, Germany, and India with the goal of identifying opportunities to advance international relations with an emphasis on economic and commercial results.
With its 92 consulates, the Consular Corps of Houston is the third-largest consular corps in the nation, serving as a link between the Houston region and the world.
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