Maio Island: Prime Minister urges participants in “Djarmai Campus” to network with each other

Porto Inglês, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva on Wednesday urged the young people participating in the “Djarmai Campus” on the Maio Island to create networks of contacts among themselves and to be more daring in their actions to achieve their objectives.

The head of the Government presided over the opening ceremony of the event, which brings together dozens of young people from various municipalities in the country, as well as Italy, Ireland, England, Portugal, Brazil and Mozambique.

“Young people already have enough capacity to organize themselves autonomously and that is what they have done and are doing, and if they continue to do this kind of event, both in Maio and on other islands, they can count on the Government support”, he said.

Ulisses Correia e Silva has challenged young people to be entrepreneurs and have the courage to take the risk and not just wait for the state, because, as he pointed out, it is they who can make a difference, although the Government must create the conditions for entrepreneurship appears.

The prime minister advised the participants in the holiday camp to have “the willpower, innovative capacity and, above all, commitment to their activities”, and to have the spirit of leadership of their lives in order to contribute, in positive way, for the development of the country.

National Council of Maritime Economics meeting in São Vicente with vision focused on fisheries and legislative reforms.

Mindelo, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – The National Maritime Economics Council met for the first time in Mindelo to discuss and think about the fisheries sector and to present legislative reforms in the maritime economy sector.

According to José Gonçalves, Minister of Tourism and Transport and the Maritime Economy, who presided over the opening ceremony, the aim was to gather “a common vision” among all agents and stakeholders in the sector to understand the reforms in institutional, legislative, organizational and operational level.

One of the main challenges faced by the country, the lack of financial resources, has been overcome, but, in this case, it is seeking “in a non-traditional and non-obvious way”, in order to guarantee “greater security in the maritime sector, better monitoring of our seas, ensuring that transport is safe and efficient”.

Regarding fisheries, the central sector of debate today, according to José Gonçalves, has also been reformed in relation to legislation, to improve competitiveness in relation to other countries.