- Posted September 6, 2013 by
Arena das Dunas stadium will be inaugurated in December
The delegation also met one of the VIP cabins of the stadium , which is now ready to welcome fans . With service on schedule formulated by FIFA , the Arena das Dunas is expected to be inaugurated in December . After knowing of the cabins , bleachers and the internal structure of the stadium , the governor , the minister and the secretary of the Copa participated in a press conference . Before that , talked about the progress of construction . For the head of the State Executive , the Arena das Dunas " is a victory ," since the stadium was one of the last to start the works , but will not be the last to deliver the equipment to the population . " We also take pride in saying that this work has not gone through any kind of adjustment , it was valued at £ 400 million and this figure remains the same today," said Rosalba Ciarlini . The new stadium RN is running through Public-Private Partnership - PPP model of society in which the Government combines with private enterprise to develop projects . Budgeted at U.S. $ 400 million - U.S. $ 300 million secured borrowing from BNDES and R $ 100 million of its own funds invested by the construction company OAS - the space will accommodate up to 42,000 people.
Minister Aldo Rebelo reiterated that participates in the construction of the Arena since it was given the service order : " I have always believed in completing this work , optimistically see the World Cup in Natal ." Rebelo said , there is nothing to wonder about the use of the stadium after the World Cup : " The legacy of this great sporting event will benefit the entire Rio Grande do Norte , jobs will be created and incomes will certainly move the economy Natal " . At the end of the press conference , the governor announced that next year, Rio Grande do Norte will host another international championship . In March , the athletics track in the university campus , which is also nearing completion , receive the South American Championships in Athletics . ( Text : Assecom / Seel - photos Adrovando Claro )