- Posted December 7, 2013 by
Arena das Dunas receives gaming selections from all continents
The Governor Rosalba Ciarlini , the secretary of the Rio Grande do Norte Cup , Demetrio Torres , and CEO of Arena das Dunas stadium, Charles Maia received journalists and photographers at the guest room for a press conference . On the agenda were issues such as the draw that set the selections that will play in Natal sports plaza at the World Cup Brazil 2014 World Cup , including the impressions of foreign media about the Arena and the difficulties of ensuring Natal , as a seat of the 12 cities that will host games valid by the World . Reporters , Rosalba Ciarlini revealed that the new Arena design was widely praised by Brazilians and foreigners during the FIFA and socializing after the draw that defined groups of games in Bahia. Nevertheless, the Governor commented that the stage of completion of the project was only possible because of the assurances given by the Government of Rio Grande do Norte , in 2011 , and the union of politics bench . The Governor also noted the obstacles that hindered the start of construction of the Arena das Dunas and the solution found to take the paper design . " So we assume that we have the courage to prioritize the World Cup because we knew the injury of losing such an event . In the survey , we found that neither the design nor the consultant had been paid . We fought many reach a plateau and enable security for the guarantee fund , "said the Governor , saying that the Rio Grande do Norte was the only state in Brazil to make a public-private partnership without funds from the state treasury.
Rosalba Ciarlini also highlighted the importance of the Arena das Dunas post- World Cup. With 94 % of the completed project , the complex already has a busy schedule for 2014 . Besides the games already closed for the World and the official opening match with teams with ABC and America , fairs , shows and exhibitions are scheduled for next year , thus ensuring economic support from the Arena . Another important information is that cities that have hosted the World Cup in tourism registered an increase by 20% . In 2014 , the World Cup will be broadcast to nearly 180 countries . The Governor also noted that confirmation of Natal as a host city ensured works as the international airport of São Gonçalo do Amarante , the North and South of the structure accesses , the extension of Avenida Prudente de Morais and drainage on the main roads of the capital . " We had resources of PAC and PAC Mobility Cup specifically designed to host cities . This allowed not only an investment at the state level as well as in city , "said Rosalba Ciarlini . The Secretary 's Cup , Demetrius Torres recalled the discredit which passed by the construction of the Arena das Dunas , and said the first actions of the Government of newborns to prevent Natal was without accreditation . " Once the governor took office in January 1 , 2011 , a decree prioritizing investment in the World Cup was published only except health, education and security . We struggled for two years to ward off disbelief , left behind in the construction and today we have almost finalized Arena , on schedule and without delay , "he concluded . Info : Assecom / RN . Photos by Adrovando Claro