The President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall, will hold a State Visit to Portugal, from 7 to 9 September instant, at the invitation of President Cavaco Silva.
The President of the Republic sent a message of congratulations to athlete Nelson Évora, who achieved the bronze medal in the Athletics World Championships, now being held in Beijing.
Following is the text of the message from President Cavaco Silva:
Visit to NovaCortiça
The President of the Republic journeyed to the County of S. Brás de Alportel, where he visited a social aid institution, a cultural institution and a company which had introduced innovatory processes.
The President of the Republic requested from the Constitutional Court the preventive supervision of a provision in the Bill that approved the juridical rulings of the Intelligence System of the Portuguese Republic.
Concerning this decision the Presidency of the Republic discloses the following communiqué:
The President of the Republic addressed a message of condolences to the Family of author and plastic artist Ann Hatherley.
Following is the text of the Message from President Cavaco Silva:
Overflying Alqueva Dam
The President of the Republic carried out a visit to the Sphere of Influence of the Alqueva area, in Southern Alentejo, overflying the dam with the same name, some of the related infrastructures and several agricultural developments benefiting from the Alqueva irrigation system.
Ambassador Graça Mira Gomes
The President of the Republic received, in audience, the new Portuguese Standing representative with the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), in Vienna, Ambassador Graça Mira Gomes.
Audience in Belém
The President of the Republic received, in audience, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Concert in Marvão Castle
At the end of his digression in Northern Alentejo, the President of the Republic attended the opening concert of the Marvão 2nd International Music Festival.
President welcomed in Nisa
Visit to Evertis Ibérica
The President of the Republic visited in the Quinta de S. Vicente entrepreneurial zone, the Evertis Ibérica company, which develops packaging solutions with polyethylene film, mainly used in the food industry.
New Schools Centre
Included in his digression in Northern Alentejo, the President of the Republic visited Sousel County, presiding at the inaugural act of the Schools Centre, where he delivered an address.
Sheep raising facility
The President of the Republic visited the Monforqueijo and Fertiprado companies, as well as the Torre de Palma Wine Hotel, in the county of Monforte, when carrying out a digression in North Alentejo.
The President of the Republic set the date for the General Election to be held on 4 October next, as addressed today from the Palace of Belém.