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European directive enables government to reduce VAT on gas and electricity from 23% to a minimum rate of 6%

European directive enables government to reduce VAT on gas and electricity from 23% to a minimum rate of 6% European directive enables government to reduce VAT on gas and electricity from 23% to a minimum rate of 6%

Portugal, like any other member state of the European Union (EU), can reduce the VAT on gas and electricity to the minimum rate without having to ask permission from Brussels. The EU directive on this tax was amended in April, exempting countries from seeking approval from the VAT committee. However, it limits the application of […]

Marcelo says there may be “temporary relief” from the war

Marcelo says there may be “temporary relief” from the war Marcelo says there may be “temporary relief” from the war

The president of the republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, said on Thursday that the war in Ukraine may have “temporary relief”, but not the end of the causes and the “great opportunity for new phases” of this global conflict. “We know that the war in Ukraine is not a European war, but a global war […]

Marcelo calls for European consultation on support measures for families and businesses

Marcelo calls for European consultation on support measures for families and businesses Marcelo calls for European consultation on support measures for families and businesses

The president of the republic defended today that support measures for households and businesses to deal with inflation should be agreed at European level, and said he is waiting for the package that the government will announce. “I think that a series of measures should be considered in all countries at the moment. The ideal […]

Marcelo evokes Gorbachev as a “mark figure” that remains in the history of Russia and the world

Marcelo evokes Gorbachev as a “mark figure” that remains in the history of Russia and the world Marcelo evokes Gorbachev as a “mark figure” that remains in the history of Russia and the world

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa © Manuel de Almeida/Lusa Author: Lusa The President of the Republic described on Wednesday the former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, who died on Tuesday, as “a remarkable figure, who will go down in the history of Russia and the world.” In a note published on the Internet portal […]

″I’m not sorry, I have avoided many crises″

″I’m not sorry, I have avoided many crises″ ″I’m not sorry, I have avoided many crises″

15 questions, 15 answers and no shortage of the topic of the day: the resignation of Marta Temido. And here Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who responded to students from, among others, the PSD Summer University, which takes place in Castelo de Vide, did not hesitate: “I have a preference for the way the SNS is […]

PR awaits dismissal request and proposal for appointment of replacement

PR awaits dismissal request and proposal for appointment of replacement PR awaits dismissal request and proposal for appointment of replacement

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, took office on Tuesday, in a note published on the official website, pending the request for resignation from Health Minister Marta Temido and the proposal to appoint his replacement. “The President of the Republic was notified by the Prime Minister earlier today” [terça-feira]on the intention of […]

Marcelo presses″ Medina for the protection of books

Marcelo presses″ Medina for the protection of books Marcelo presses″ Medina for the protection of books

The president of the republic said on Thursday that he expects Fernando Medina, now finance minister, to continue to support measures to defend the book and protect the edition he defended as mayor of Lisbon. At the opening ceremony of the 92nd Lisbon Book Fair, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa defended that “legislative measures to protect […]

Marcelo admits diploma on Europol and Interpol to TC . to have sent

Marcelo admits diploma on Europol and Interpol to TC . to have sent Marcelo admits diploma on Europol and Interpol to TC .  to have sent

The president of the republic admitted that he sent to the Constitutional Court (TC) today the government’s proposal to withdraw the national offices of Interpol and Europol from the judicial police “if there is any doubt” about its constitutionality. On the sidelines of a visit to the Lisbon Book Fair, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was […]

President of the Republic congratulates canoeing champions Fernando Pimenta and Kevin Santos

President of the Republic congratulates canoeing champions Fernando Pimenta and Kevin Santos President of the Republic congratulates canoeing champions Fernando Pimenta and Kevin Santos

© Fernando Fontes/Global Images Author: Lusa The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, congratulated the canoeists Fernando Pimenta (K1 5000 meters) and Kevin Santos (K1 200 meters), who became European canoeing champions, in Munich, Germany. In addition to the gold, Pimenta also won a silver medal in the K1 1000 meters and a […]

Marcelo at Summer University. The target? Answer questions from 30 participants

Marcelo at Summer University. The target? Answer questions from 30 participants Marcelo at Summer University.  The target?  Answer questions from 30 participants

The President of the Republic is present at the PSD Summer University (29 August to 4 September). The guarantee was left by the head of state on Friday in statements to Lusa. The participation, he explained, will be via video conference and will have the main objective of answering 30 questions from 30 different participants. […]

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