By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian President Luis Inácio 'Lula' da Silva has used a recent two-day diplomatic visit to Belgium to meet with some of the country's prominent investors and pitch Brazil as a sound financial investment.

Also in attendence at the event entitled 'High Level Business Forum Between Brazil and Belgium - New Frontiers for Business' were Prince Phillip of Belgium and Foreign Minister Yves Leterme.

Lula stressed that opportunities for investment are ripe in Brazil as the country is set to host the 2014 Fifa World Cup and now the 2016 Olympics . . .

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