Manny welcomes new Consul General

Manny welcomes new Consul General
Manny welcomes new Consul General

The recently appointed Consul General of Portugal in Cape Town, Catarina Arruda was welcomed officially to Cape Town by Manny de Freitas MP, Shadow Minister of Transport with a visit to Parliament in November.

“I had the privilege of hosting Dr Arruda by conducting a tour of Parliament as well as hosting her for lunch”, explained de Freitas. De Freitas said that Dr Arruda even stayed on for a while as an observer at a plenary session of Parliament.

He also said that he has no doubt that the new Consul will be made to feel welcome in Cape Town as the Portuguese community are a warm and welcoming community.

Manny de Freitas
DA Member of Parliament; Shadow Minister of Home Affairs and Member of Parliament for Johannesburg South