During his visit to Bragança, the U.S. Ambassador explained that he would like to encourage foreign companies, especially U.S. businesses, to invest in the region. In his opinion, there are excellent investment opportunities, especially for those who seek a place that is environmentally-friendly and offers sustainable opportunities. Ambassador Sherman noted, “It seems to me that this is a place that needs to be discovered by U.S. entrepreneurs,” adding that “there should be more U.S. tourists coming to Bragança.” The Mayor of Bragança, Hernâni Dias also hopes that the region will soon start attracting more investments and people.
While in Bragança, U.S. Ambassador Robert Sherman also visited the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB), where he was briefed on the research work carried out at this institution in cooperation with U.S. companies and universities.