Mexican businessman will reaffirm investments of R$16 billion per year for the next 10 years in Brazil

Mexican businessman Carlos Slim, owner of América Móvil, the telecommunications company that controls Claro, arranged a visit to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) on April 19. The meeting, in Planalto, will help the company maintain its investment level of R$16 billion per year in the country for the next 10 years. Claro has 55,000 direct jobs and 120,000 indirect jobs in Brazil.

It’s a courtesy visit. Carlos Slim Domit, Slim’s son and global CEO of América Móvil, will also participate. The government will announce the arrival of investments.

One of the topics of the meeting will be the difficulties the company has in providing maintenance in areas considered at risk, such as communities in Rio de Janeiro, where technicians are unable to schedule in-person visits.

At the birthday party of deputy Marcos Pereira (Republicanos-SP), held on Wednesday night (April 10), the visit was communicated to minister Fernando Haddad (Finance), who said he had already met the Mexican once in person. on an opportunity in Chile.

The minister also recalled that the businessman who owns Claro has “Haddad” among his middle names – his father was called Julián Slim Haddad.

Carlos Slim, 84 years old, was born in Mexico City. He is the 14th richest on the list of billionaires in the world. Forbes. His fortune is valued at US$101.4 billion. In addition to América Móvil, it has businesses in the areas of construction, energy, sports, finance, industry, media, mining, health, real estate, transport and retail.


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