Dilma and Lula will be invited to the Olympic Games

The decision was taken after Nuzman receive green light from President Michel Temer.
17/06/2016 07h33 - Updated 18/06/2016 12h32
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The away President Dilma Rousseff and other former presidents of Brazil – José Sarney, Fernando Collor, Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – They will be invited by Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Rio 2016 President of the Organizing Committee, for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio, no dia 5 of August, the tribune of honor at the Maracana Stadium.

The decision was taken after a president Nuzman receive green signal Michel Temer exercise (PMDB).

The meeting took place on Tuesday during a visit by German Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (WATCH), the Olympic Park, in the river, where Temer said not to oppose the presence of Dilma in the event.

The grandstand will ceremonial divisions. Like this, Rousseff and Temer not occupy the same space at the Maracana stadium. The chairman is responsible for the speech he will declare open the Olympic Games in Rio.

The criteria used for the call of former presidents is recognition of the work of the authorities to the Rio de Janeiro became host the Olympic Games, especially those who were involved in the application stage. Lula held the position in 2009, when the city beat out competing Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago in elections in Denmark.

Source: Exame.com

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