“Tomorrow [on Wednesday] the Government will present in the city of Porto the layout and development of the high-speed line between Lisbon, Porto and Vigo. It will be the first structuring axis of our insertion in the Iberian high-speed network”, declared the prime minister.

In the Prime Minister's perspective, "for sustainable tourism in Portugal, the country needs good infrastructure, namely in terms of transport".

“It was very important for the Assembly of the Republic to have approved the National Infrastructure Plan with a very large majority, which allows us to overcome one of the great historical obstacles in the country, which is the high-speed connection between Lisbon and Porto”, he added.