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INSTITUTIONAL
MOTA‐ENGIL
HONOURED BY IPDAL
THE INSTITUTE FOR THE PROMOTION OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (INSTITUTO PARA A PROMOÇÃO DA AMÉRICA LATINA E CARAÍBAS – IPDAL) HONOURS THE MOTA‐ENGIL GROUP.
Mota‐Engil was honoured for its path of growth and a rmation in Latin America
at the ceremony of the 12th Anniversary
of the Institute for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean (Instituto para a Promoção da América Latina e Caraíbas – IPDAL), an entity that seeks to strengthen relations between Portugal and Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Chairman of Mota‐Engil Latin America, Carlos Mota Santos, received the award.
In his thanking speech, highlighted the importance of economic diplomacy for
the internationalisation of the Portuguese economy, thanking the support of the
Portuguese Government and of the diplomatic corps of the Latin American countries in which the Group cooperate
to reinforce economic relations between Portugal and Latin America. Carlos Mota Santos also presented Mota‐Engil’s main activities in Latin America, and ended the speech by leaving a message about the importance that Portugal and the Portuguese companies can take on in the relationship between Europe, Latin America and Africa, ensuring that Mota‐Engil is available to support this plan.
The Secretary of State of Internationalisation, Eurico Brilhante Dias, closed the ceremony,
recognising the potential for growth in the trade between Portugal and Latin American countries, speaking of Mota‐Engil as a “good example” and as an “excellent representative” of the Portuguese companies and of Portugal in the world.
The ceremony was also attended by ambassadors from Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, including the Apostolic Nuncio, as well as honorary consuls, aides of the Civil O ce of the President of the Republic of Portugal, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign A airs, of the European Parliament and also several companies and Business Associations.
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