Praia, Sept 8 (Inforpress) – The Prime Minister said Wednesday that there are investments that change people’s lives and the economy, stressing that the Government is building the present and future of the island with the expansion and modernization of the port of Maio.
Ulisses Correia e Silva made these statements when presiding over the opening ceremony of the expansion and modernization of the port of Maio and the access road to the port, held this morning in the city of Porto Inglês, noting that this investment represents a change in the life and economy of the local population.
For the head of the Government, from today, a real maritime corridor between Praia and Maio opens with the ‘roll on/roll-off’ system, with impacts on people’s mobility and goods movement, increased travel, reduced travel time and time of boarding/disembarking, loading/unloading, transporting vehicles and freight trucks.
“Maio connected with the rest of the country and Maio connected with the rest of the world. This is, in fact, the moment of Maio. Today we inaugurate a major venture that increases the economic value of the island of Maio,” he said, promising that the Government will continue to work so that the island can increase its development potential.
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