SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and company magnate Elon Musk are scheduled to meet in Sao Paulo on Friday, Brazilian daily O Globo documented late Thursday.
The two will go over a probable partnership on rural connectivity and deforestation checking, according to O Globo.
The assembly follows a meeting of the SpaceX and Tesla main executive with Brazilian Communications Minister Fabio Faria in November in Austin, Texas. The two spoke about applying SpaceX technologies to deliver world-wide-web to rural schools and slash back again on unlawful deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
In accordance to the O Globo report, the Friday meeting will transpire in an upscale lodge in close proximity to the metropolis of Sorocaba in Sao Paulo state and will be attended by various enterprise executives, such as Telecom Italia Chief Executive Pietro Labriola and the chairman of Brazilian loan company Banco BTG Pactual, Andre Esteves.
Musk will meet Brazil’s far-correct president just times soon after he stated on Twitter he could no lengthier aid Democrats “and will vote Republican.”
Bolsonaro, who celebrated Twitter’s announcement of its acceptance of Musk’s initial bid for the corporation, has been seeking for yrs to lure Tesla to Brazil.
In 2020, his son, congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, reported he had achieved with the previous charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Brasilia, William Popp, to examine a program to catch the attention of the automaker to establish a manufacturing facility in the place. Quickly just after, Bolsonaro mentioned a drive to take a look at a Tesla plant on a go to to the U.S.
(Reporting by Peter Frontini Enhancing by Bradley Perrett)