Guyana, Brazil mull possible areas of collaboration

Several areas of cooperation were discussed as Brazilian Ambassador Lineu Pupo de Paula yesterday paid a courtesy call on First Vice President and Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo, at his temporary office, at the Ministry of Presidency, Shiv Chanderpaul Drive, Georgetown.

Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo (left), and Brazilian Ambassador Lineu Pupo de Paula engaged in discussion (GINA photo)
Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo (left), and Brazilian Ambassador Lineu Pupo de Paula engaged in discussion (GINA photo)

GINA said that the two sides sought to renew and strengthen their countries’ relationship through this meeting and discussed several areas of possible

The Ambassador pointed out that Brazil may look at setting up a hydro project in Guyana. He said “we can talk about energy, the north of Brazil needs energy, and we can have maybe a project here, in the Mazaruni River, a hydro (project) here.”

Another area that Brazil can assist Guyana in is education, through the implementation and teaching of Portuguese in schools.

In addition, GINA said that Brazil is also interested in assisting the Government of Guyana to pave the road from Linden to Lethem.

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