'We will have a new president in Brazil next year,' says Jorge Paulo Lemann

Brazilian billionaire made the statement when commenting on education in the country

The businessman and billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann said, this Saturday (8), to expect changes in Brazil for the next year.

"We have an election going on in Brazil and we will have a new president. My basic objective in Brazil is to try to improve education. We are preparing a new kit on how to improve education in Brazil, which I think Brazil needs most," said Lemann in a debate at the Brazil Conference.

Jorge Paulo Lemann Foto: Divulgação - Divulgação

The event is held in Boston, by students from Harvard and MIT. Lemann made the statement after being asked what he would like to have accomplished a year from now.

The businessman did not make any other comments about the elections, and did not want to give an interview after the event.

Lemann is the richest man in Brazil, according to Forbes, with an estimated fortune of US$ 16.1 billion (R$ 76.3 billion).

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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