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CFK announces Arabs will enlarge the port of Buenos Aires

Tuesday, March 15th 2011 - 10:54 UTC
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Argentine president inaugurates new cruise ship terminal Argentine president inaugurates new cruise ship terminal

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke at the official ceremony for the opening of the the new cruise ship terminal of the Buenos Aires City port and highlighted “the importance of boosting tourism, which contributes to Argentina's growth and creates jobs.”

She announced that the United Arab Emirates will invest US$300 million on works to further enlarge the port.

The terminal was built as a docking station for large cruise ships and increases the amount of tourists that visit the city. The improvement works cost US$90 million.

“The City port will be the most important one in South America,” she assured.

“This is to show everybody how beautiful Buenos Aires is. It is very important that we support tourism. Every tourist that arrives in Buenos Aires creates seven new jobs”, she stated.
 

Categories: Investments, Tourism, Argentina.

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  • Redhoyt

    So what's in it for the UAE ?

    Mar 15th, 2011 - 11:05 am 0
  • Frank

    More to the point... what's in it for Christina? Sorry... silly question...

    “This is to show everybody how beautiful Buenos Aires is.... just watch out for the dogshit and ignore them slums behind Jorge Newbury.....'

    Mar 15th, 2011 - 11:14 am 0
  • GeoffWard

    This is an arab gift, perhaps.

    Beware arabs bearing gifts. . . . . or was it Greeks, or Trojans?

    On the basis of 'You never get something for nothing' what has CFK given away to the arabs?

    Mar 15th, 2011 - 04:37 pm 0
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