Politics

King of Spain congratulates Rui Moreira for the transformation of Porto. Mayor handed the King the keys to the city

"Porto was invictus in the past, and it is victorious in the future", said the King of Spain when concluding his first speech in Portugal, during the State Visit today in Porto. The monarchs were received by the President of the Republic in Avenida dos Aliados and afterwards by the Mayor Rui Moreira at the Town Hall.

Felipe VI and Letizia begin state visit to Portugal Monday in Porto

The Kings of Spain will come to Portugal next week. The monarchs will be hosted by Portugal's President of the Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. The visit begins Monday in Porto, with a solemn ceremony in the Town Hall and includes a lunch (Tuesday) with businessmen, offered by the mayor, Rui Moreira.

Brand Porto. awarded an international design prize in Madrid

The 5th Ibero-American Design Biennial (BID), held this week in Madrid, has awarded the Porto's City Identity and Branding Proposal, Porto., designed by local firm White Studio, with special prizes Diseño Y Ciudad / Ayuntamiento de Madrid e Diseño para (por y con) la Cultura.

Porto News Portal has an English version

The Porto News Portal is now bilingual, presenting content both in Portuguese and English. The informative website created by the City Hall of Porto in 2014, publishes illustrated articles with photographs and videos, about what matters most in the city, whether or not the events were produced in the municipality.

Porto and Lisbon present a decentralization proposal to the Government

Last week in Porto, the mayors of Porto and Lisbon revealed that they are working on a proposal for decentralization of powers to hand over to Prime Minister António Costa.