President welcomes commitment for economic recovery

in News · 12-05-2020 17:00:00 · 3 Comments

The President of the Republic has welcomed the declaration of commitment for the economic recovery signed by the Government, employers' confederations and UGT, considering it a contribution to "a climate of trust and social peace".

In a note posted on the Presidency of the Republic's website, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa welcomed this "tripartite understanding", saying that it was signed "by the Government, by the union confederation UGT and by the business confederations CAP, CCP, CIP and CTP".

"This tripartite understanding is an important contribution to promoting a climate of trust and social peace, which is necessary to overcome the current public health crisis and to jointly and successfully face the present and future economic and social challenges", considered the head of State.

The signing of this commitment, not signed by the CGTP-IN union central, took place on 12 May at a ceremony at the National Palace of Ajuda, in Lisbon, with the presence of the Prime Minister, António Costa, and the Minister of State and Economy, Pedro Siza Vieira.


Comments:

Yes I so agree with John and Joe, please stop the destruction of this world. This virus is nothing but a bullet used by the political parties of the countries fighting for control. Its just another virus like so many others. They are and will always be around and some people will die and some won't but life still needs to go on. And yes if these masks saved me from all the diseases I would wear one but they don't so please lets get rid of these things. We all have our time to go virus or no virus. But in the meantime we are living and creating a bigger disaster for us. We are humans lets hugh and love each other. Its a feel happy necessity.

By Dee foe from Other on 14-05-2020 11:57

Lots of strong words on pieces of paper, that's what politicians are good at. Now we would like to see some action instead of words. Stop this madness, take another honest look at the mortality rate, realise there's no second wave coming, and let people get their lives back, if at all possible. And please, no more mandatory facemasks! False sense of security, and not effective enough.

By Fred Doe from Algarve on 13-05-2020 09:48

I hope these highly paid people in government with their cohorts of state paid supporters come to their senses before Portugal is officially bankcrupt and people cannot put food on the table anymore. CoVid-19 isn't the last ever virus and countries ruin their economies for this then I have to diagnose a severe brain damage.

By John Dough from Lisbon on 13-05-2020 08:44
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