Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa spoke after a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) of the University of São Paulo, in which he accompanied the Minister of Culture, Pedro Adão e Silva, and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Francisco André .
Asked about the situation at Lisbon airport, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa replied that “airports are a bit of chaos everywhere”.
There are several European airports that are in chaos, lost luggage and such. There are cancellations of 00 planes in the United States of America. tourism grows and circulation also grows”referred.
“So, I’m surprised. This is no excuse for not being close to Portugal. But, after the pandemic, airport management entities still can’t find a recovery, even in terms of personal functioning, for the pace of personal ascent that exists and was not expected, all over Europe and all over the world”, he continued.
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa noted that this situation also “certainly happens all over Portugal”, and affects how connections to Brazil and other destinations, but reiterated that “it is happening a little for connections to the world”.
Asked about the budget for Culture, the head of state and the study group that considered Minister Pedro Adão, “began to assume the structure of the ministry in a way that three of the State in three months culture, a new perspective”.
“He is a young person, who is a good analyst of Portuguese and sees how to get on well with the protagonists of culture, here specifically the writers”, he added, referring to the visit they made on Sunday to the Bienal of the Book of São Paulo.
The President of the Republic expresses the certainty that Pedro Adão e Silva “will defend his lady well in that defense that is always very complicated with the successes of Finance Ministers to not only make the cake but also find virtuous ways to use the cake in a more creative way. “.
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