Signed by the Ministry of Regional Development (MDR) and the US Treasury Department this Monday (10), a. Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Technical Assistance in Water Safety, Irrigation, Rehabilitation and Watershed Rehabilitation, Sanitation, Housing and Public Lighting. The aim is to adopt better international practices in modeling infrastructure projects in these areas, with a view to increasing the attraction of foreign investment to projects integrated by the portfolio.
Under the MoU, the US government will provide a specialized consultant on the Brazilian side, who will work directly with MDR’s technical division to identify key demands and obstacles in attracting resources. For the tasks of the ministry. The work plan must be submitted within 60 days.
At the signing, Regional Development Minister Rosario Marinho stressed the importance of cooperation with the US government. “We want to use the expertise of the U.S. Treasury in all cooperation projects.”
U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Todd Chapman stressed the need for the country to show commitment to bilateral relations by bringing a consultant to Brazil with the aim of identifying tools to increase the attractiveness of private investment.
With information from the Ministry of Regional Development
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