Melo receives ambassador of Pakistan and suggests economic and scientific exchangeThe visit paves the way for future trade agreements and scientific cooperation between the Amazon and the Asian country.
The governor of Amazonas, Jose Melo, has received, on the morning of Wednesday, 27 July, Amazonas Government headquarters, in Compensates, West of Manaus, Pakistan's ambassador, Burhanul Islam, visiting the Amazon in the company of his wife and daughter Farah Islan Kinza. In addition to strengthening diplomatic relations, visit paves the way for future trade agreements and scientific cooperation between the Amazon and the Asian country.
An outcome of the meeting, Governor Jose Melo ordered the Secretary of Planning, Thomaz Nogueira, who was also present at International Policy of the Assistant Secretary, Farid Mendonça Filho, scheduling a meeting involving technicians from the State Planning Secretariat, Development, Science, Technology and inovation (SEPLAN-CTI) with the Pakistanis to discuss issues of common interest.
The governor expounded on the new economic matrix, which has in some sustainable activities the main pillar, the example of fish farming, It is developed to complement the current industrial model of the State. "The Amazon is building a new economic model based on sustainable economy and we believe that in the coming years, the world will be consuming fish produced in the state ", said the governor, speaking regional potential concerning natural resources.
According to the secretary of SEPLAN-CTI, Thomaz Nogueira, besides trade, Amazon and Pakistan can work together in facing scientific cooperation for sustainability projects. After the visit to the governor, Ambassador went to view will a factory of the Industrial Pole of Manaus, in the south of the city.