SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and business enterprise magnate Elon Musk are scheduled to fulfill in Sao Paulo on Friday, Brazilian daily O Globo described late Thursday.
The two will examine a potential partnership on rural connectivity and deforestation monitoring, in accordance to O Globo.
The meeting follows a conference of the SpaceX and Tesla chief executive with Brazilian Communications Minister Fabio Faria in November in Austin, Texas. The two spoke about making use of SpaceX technology to deliver world wide web to rural educational institutions and lower again on illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
In accordance to the O Globo report, the Friday conference will happen in an upscale hotel in close proximity to the town of Sorocaba in Sao Paulo state and will be attended by various company executives, including Telecom Italia Main Government Pietro Labriola and the chairman of Brazilian lender Banco BTG Pactual, Andre Esteves.
Musk will fulfill Brazil’s much-ideal president just times just after he said on Twitter he could no extended guidance Democrats “and will vote Republican.”
Bolsonaro, who celebrated Twitter’s announcement of its acceptance of Musk’s initial bid for the firm, has been attempting for a long time to entice Tesla to Brazil.
In 2020, his son, congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, mentioned he experienced achieved with the previous charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Brasilia, William Popp, to go over a approach to catch the attention of the automaker to make a manufacturing facility in the region. Soon after, Bolsonaro said a need to visit a Tesla plant on a visit to the U.S.
(Reporting by Peter Frontini Modifying by Bradley Perrett)