Published on : Friday, September 13, 2019
The Interim Minister of Tourism, Hercy Filho, attended public hearing on Monday promoted by the Commission of Mines and Energy, Environment and Tourism of the Legislative Assembly of Tocantins. The event, held at the Dianópolis City Council (TO), addressed the tourist potential of the southeast region of Tocantins and also the Serras Gerais, which are part of the largest chain of mountains in Brazil.
The multiple use of the Manuel Alves Irrigated District lake for tourism, sport fishing and local economic movement was one of the topics discussed during the meeting.
The lake and access to the local beach have been closed since 2017.
The debates during the public hearing sought to promote the participation of the entire population in order to resolve the issue.
The meeting was attended by the mayor of Dianópolis, Gleibson Almeida; the president of Adetuc (Tourism Development, Culture and Creative Economy Agency), Tom Lyra; the Secretary of Agriculture of the State of Tocantins, Cézar Halun; the chairman of the Committee on Mines, Energy, Environment and Tourism, Claudia Lelis; State Representative Ricardo Ayres; from the representative of the sport fishing sector, Raimundo Coelho; besides councilors, state deputies and mayors of the region.
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