Mayor of Novi Sad Miloš Vučević received the Ambassador of Portugal to Serbia H.E. Maria Virgínia Mendes da Silva Pina at the City Hall

He welcomed her to the current European Youth Capital and the European Capital of Culture in 2021 and emphasized that Novi Sad is investing heavily in international cooperation and strengthening ties with other cities around the world, as it strives to apply positive experiences and models from other successful environments in its own surrounding, when addressing the important issues.

Ambassador Da Silva Pina thanked the mayor for his hospitality and expressed her belief that the good relations between the Portuguese Embassy in Serbia and the City of Novi Sad will continue, but also intensify in the field of culture, and that the focus of her work, as a newly appointed Ambassador, is on strengthening the economic cooperation with all cities in Serbia.

The two officials also discussed co-operation in the field of tourism, and it was agreed that in the field of culture, joint events and cultural exchange programs will be organized in the future.

Novi Sad, November 18th, 2019