António Costa was speaking to journalists at the end of a nearly two-hour visit to the Web Summit exhibition area, at Feira Industrial de Lisboa (FIL), after being asked about the special tax regime for so-called “digital nomads”.

The prime minister defended the continuity of the policy of attracting investors in Portugal, especially in the technological area, but he made a distinction in relation to the golden visa regime, in which a residence permit is obtained in the country following, for example, the purchase of a high-value property.

“There are programs that we are currently reassessing and one of them is the golden visa, which, probably, has already fulfilled the function it had to fulfill and which at this moment is no longer justified”, said António Costa.