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September 26, 2012

PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Quinn Meets with Brazilian Transportation Minister and Education Leaders

Linked are photos featuring Governor Pat Quinn on his trade mission to Brazil holding several productive meetings with Brazilian business leaders and industry groups with the goal of strengthening partnerships that will boost Illinois’ economy and create jobs.

In the linked photos labeled 1-3, Governor Quinn is shown meeting with Brazilian Transportation Minister Paulo Sergio Passos, who briefed the Illinois delegation about his country’s plans to modernize its transportation infrastructure through the construction of new roads and bridges.

In the photos labeled 4 and 5, Governor Quinn announces a major educational initiative to draw more Brazilian students to Illinois with the help of major Illinois companies. Pictured with him is Dr. Amaro Lins, Brazilian Secretary for Higher Education, Dr. Jorge Almeida Guimarães, President of the Brazilian Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education, and Dr. Glaucius Oliva, President of CNPq, the Brazilian agency for Research and Technology.

For updates on Governor Quinn’s trip, visit www.Illinois.gov or follow him on Twitter at @GovernorQuinn. More information about Illinois trade and business opportunities can be found on the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s website at www.illinoisbiz.biz.

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Collection of Photos from Governor Quinn's Trade Mission to Brazil (Flickr)


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