Cape Verdean prime minister visits Portugal for business forum

16 December 2015

The Prime Minister of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) is due Wednesday to begin a three-day visit to Portugal during which he will chair the opening, in Braga, of the 2nd Forum of the Exporters Union of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP), reported the archipelago’s press.

Commenting on the trip, which he described as “very short”, Prime Minister José Maria Neves said that in addition to chairing the opening session of the forum, he would meet with various Portuguese politicians and the Cape Verdean community based in Portugal.

The 2nd Forum of the Exporters Union of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries, sponsored by the CPLP Exporters Union (EU-CPLP), in conjunction with the Business Confederation of the CPLP (EC-CPLP), is taking place in Braga on 17 and 18 December.

This forum is expected to be attended by over 1,600 people, including representatives of public and private organisations, entrepreneurs from the nine Member States of the CPLP, community observers, other invited countries and international organisations for seminars, meetings, conferences, exhibitions and debates, all to create new business spaces in the community. (macauhub/CV/PT)