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Brazil invests $86 billion in hosting 2014 World Cup

21/09/2009 14:54

In order to improve tourism infrastructure in the next few year in preparation to receive soccer lovers from all over the world the Brazilian government and the private initiative are going to invest 2.2 billion Brazilian reais (US$ 1.2 billion).


The amount is part of an investment package to be made in the country up until 2014, when Brazil is going to host the Soccer World Cup. The information was supplied by the executive secretary at the Ministry of Tourism, Mário Moysés.


According to him, several projects are being developed for Brazil to be able to cater to approximately 600,000 tourists who should come to the country to attend the event. After 64 years, the largest competition between football teams on the planet will take place in the country once again. And the eyes of the entire world are going to be turned to Brazil.


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