The government highlighted the joint work with Brazil to carry out binational works

The government highlighted the joint work with Brazil to carry out binational works
September 12, 2023 – 16:57

The Undersecretary of Transportation and Public Works, Juan José Olaizola, assured that both countries work in “good harmony.”

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The undersecretary of Transportation and Public Works (MTOP), Juan José Olaizolahighlighted the joint work they have been doing Uruguay and Brazil for the completion of binational works.

The second in command of the MTOP took the floor within the framework of the Mercosul Export – International Forum on Logistics, Infrastructure and Transportation, which is taking place between today and tomorrow in Montevideoand for the first time held outside Brazil.

Today, with the presence of 120 businessmen of both countries and national authorities, the work carried out to achieve the binationality of the Oscar D. Gestido International Airport and the dry port project, both in the city of Rivera.

Likewise, emphasis was placed on other works that make up the regional integration agenda between both nations, such as the second binational bridge over the Yaguarón Riverin Long Hilland the waterways of Laguna Merín and Laguna de los Patos (Brazil). Olaizola He stated that these projects are “tangible chapters, signed and in the process of being put into practice.”

“We have been working in good harmony, understanding that we are experiencing a historic and decisive moment to achieve the integration so often talked about and dreamed of in common and tangible projects,” he pointed out. Olaizola later at a press conference.

Brazil seeks logistics opportunities on the Uruguay River

The MTOP undersecretary recalled that Brazil logistical opportunities are found for the output of the production generated in Mato Grosso do Sulwhich could be done through the port of New Palmirain Cologneor of Fray Bentosin Black rivereven from other new ports.

“It is very important that bureaucratic obstacles do not stop us in this type of exit routes,” he said. Olaizolaadding that “Uruguay “must allow the widest navigation” in future waterways, as well as enable the arrival of all interested shipping lines.

“They are going to count on this government to liberalize trade and favor exchange and production output,” he stressed. Olaizola before the audience.

Source: Ambito

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