President of the Republic visits today

Marcelo Rebelo travels to Madeira again

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

The Diario reports that the President of the Republic travels to Madeira today to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the constitution of the Regional Legislative Assembly, where he will also inaugurate a statue in honor of the health professionals who faced the pandemic.

At 3:00 pm Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will be at the solemn commemorative session of the Day of the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, according to information transmitted by the Presidency of the Republic.

At 16:30, the President will be present at the inauguration of a statue in honor of health professionals who faced the COVID-19 pandemic (reported here), outside the regional parliament, in Funchal, where he will speak at 5:15 pm.

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On the head of State’s agenda was the award ceremony for the Emanuel Rodrigues Award to the former president of the Madeira Regional Government Alberto João Jardim, but the session was postponed due to the recipient’s unavailability.

Alberto João Jardim claimed “unavailability” because he was on vacation and the initiative, which would take place in the Madeira Legislative Assembly Press Room, was postponed, the regional parliament announced on Sunday.

The last time Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was in the Autonomous Region of Madeira was during the celebrations of the Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities, which is celebrated on June 10th.

A new tab has been added to the top of each page with a link to resources dealing with COVID-19 in Madeira – this covers the latest government regulations on travel to the island, how to get a PCR test, and many other links that will be useful to people wanting to travel to and from Madeira

COVID-19 in Madeira: daily updates can be found in an earlier post

Vaccinations in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier post

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