ÇWith the aim of strengthening relations between Portugal and Bahia, João Leão, vice-governor and secretary of the state department that owns the longest coastline in Brazil, traveled to Lisbon for a series of meetings with Portuguese authorities and a meeting of business, which will take place next Monday and Tuesday, October 25th and 26th, at Hotel Vila Galé.
The event ‘Portugal discovered the Bahia of the future’ will serve to discuss the “internationalization of trade relations, the promotion of tourist destinations, technical cooperation in agribusiness and the attraction of new investments”, as can be read in a statement sent to the newsrooms.
The meeting will be investors, investors, entrepreneurs from different sectors and large tourism operators in that Brazilian state – which has 1.5 times the population of Portugal -, available to present “the incentives, natural attractions, competitive advantages and opportunities in agribusiness, infrastructure, energy sector “, etc.
“With great satisfaction, we came to Portugal to show the enormous potential of the state of Bahia for Portuguese investors and to strengthen our relations with this sister country. We have already signed some successful partnerships with Portuguese businessmen, but we are sure that these examples can be multiply and yield many fruits”, emphasizes João Leão, according to the same note.
The government official has already met with the Secretary of State for Internationalization of Portugal, Eurico Brilhante Dias, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where pioneer projects in the state were drawn up: the Medium São Francisco Agroindustrial and Bioenergetic Pole and the Escola Modelo Farm.
The delegation from Bahia will also meet with the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ports of Sines and Algarve (APS), José Luís Cacho. He will also visit Évora, in Alentejo, and Torres Novas, in Ribatejo, where he will get to know the wine and sausage production process up close.
Registration for the workshop and participation in the event can be made by email: [email protected] (invitations invitations).
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