Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Traveling Princess Meets Mayor Of Manaus And Explored The Amazon

 The Traveling Princess Maria Amor Torres also known as Bae Naylaladlalad (The Traveling Princess), Founder and President of We Care for Humanity has visited Manaus, the largest city in the Amazon state of Brazil. The visit entailed a courtesy meeting with the current Mayor of Manaus, the Honorable David Almeida, who felicitated Amor and her delegation a warm welcome to the city.

(In this photo: Sultana Maria Amor, Mayor of Manaus- Hon. David Almeida and Mr. Belisario Arce, Founder of PanAmazonia)

The Traveling Princess Meets Mayor of Manaus and Explored the Amazon
The Traveling Princess Maria Amor on a sightseeing tour of the Amazon rainforest in Manaus, wearing a colorful Indian head dress of the natives of the Amazon.

Accompanied by Mr. Belisario Arce, founder of PanAmazonia and the conduit of Amor’s visit, the Princess has expressed interests in bringing investors to Manaus and to promote Tourism in which the mayor was delighted about. He explained that Manaus has already giant companies like Microsoft, Honda, Samsung, Sony, to name a few. “We still invite foreign companies, big or small, who want to expand their markets in Brazil, Manaus is the place to be, the only free trade zone in the country with many benefits for the investors.”, explained Almeida.

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Earlier that day, Mr. Arce brought Sultana to the office of SUFRAMA (SuperintendĂȘncia da Zona Franca de Manaus), Manaus’ Free Trade Zone agency under the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil.

In addition to the busy schedule, the princess had a glimpse of the Teatro Amazonas with a courtesy guided tour given by the very creative staffs led by Mr. Samir. The princess was in awe of the architecture, design, and history of the theater, “simply magical”, she uttered. The Teatro Amazonas is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year.

Before leaving the city, Amor hopped on a boat tour of the Amazon. A colorful short journey featuring rainforest river cruise, fish feeding, visiting indigenous groups and sailing to the very popular “The Meeting of Waters” which is the union between the dark Rio Negro and the pale sandy-colored Amazon River.

“Manaus is a city which so much to offer the world, apart from being a beacon to the Amazonia, which plays an important part in regulating the world’s oxygen and carbon cycles, Manaus houses many industries including brewing, soap manufacturing, the production of chemicals,  shipbuilding, the manufacture of electronics equipment, and petroleum refining which contribute extensively to the economy of Brazil,” said the Sultana.

The Sultana enjoyed the taste of Manaus especially the Farofa de banana-de-terra (plantain with cassava flour) and tucuma.

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