On the last day of his official visit to the Autonomous Region, the President of the Republic went to the University of the Azores, where he was shown the respective Centre of Vulcanology.
Toast in the Palace of Sant' Ana
The President of the Republic attended, in the Palace of Sant' Ana, in Ponta Delgada, a dinner hosted by the President of the Azores Regional Government, Carlos César, during which he delivered a speech.
Touring the city on foot
Continuing his visit to the Azorean island of S. Miguel, the President of the Republic was officially received at the Gates of the City of Ponta Delgada, where he was awarded the Gold Key of the City, and addressed a speech to his hosts.
Lunch with agriculturalists
The President of the Republic lunched with Azorean agriculturalists in the Agricultural association of S. Miguel, in Santana, where he was greeted by the President of the Institution, after which he delivered a speech allusive to the meeting.
Addressing Azorean entrepreneurs
In the beginning of the fourth day of his official visit to the Azores Autonomous Region, the President of the Republic was present at a meeting held with entrepreneurs in the Micaelense Theatre, organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Azores, during which he delivered a speech.
Dinner in Horta
Concluding his visit to Faial Island, in the course of his official visit to the Azores Autonomous Region, the President of the Republic was the guest of honour at a dinner, hosted by the Speaker of the Regional Parliament, held today in a hotel in Horta.
Speech in the regional legislative body
Continuing his official visit to the Azores Autonomous Region, the President of the Republic was the guest of honour at a Solemn Ceremony in the Azores Parliament, in Horta, during which speeches were delivered by the Representatives of the Parliamentary Groups (CDS-PP, PSD and PS) and by the Speaker, following which the President of the Republic also addressed an allusive speech.
On board the oceanographic ship
In the port of Horta, the President of the Republic boarded the oceanographic ship of the Portuguese Navy "Almirante Gago Coutinho", where a presentation was made on the activities of the Hydrographical Institute and the studies relating to the Extension of the Continental Shelf. At the same time the President was shown the ship’s operational systems and scientific equipment.
Research in oceanography and fisheries
In the third campaign of the Route to Science, dedicated to Sciences and Technologies of the Sea, which was based in the city of Horta, the President of the Republic visited the Department of Oceanography and Fisheries of Azores University, with special regard to the Laboratories of Exo-Toxicology, Molecular Biology, LabHorta and Oceanography, and also the Centre of Virtual Marine Interpretation.
Event in the Faialense Theatre
A remembrance ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of the eruption of the “Capelinhos” Volcano, which took place in the Faialense Theatre, was attended by the President of the Republic. This included the first hearing of a musical piece in tribute to the volcano, composed by Maestro Eurico Carrapatoso and played by the Horta Classical Orchestra, as well as a historical documentary on the eruption, produced by RTP-Azores (TV Broadcasting Station).
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