The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today lamented the work accident that, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, caused the death of three Portuguese in Antwerp, Belgium.
Through a note published on the official website of the Presidency of the Republic on the Internet, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa “presents his condolences to the families of his fellow countrymen who died in Belgium”.
The President of the Republic laments the serious accident at work that victimized our compatriots in Antwerp, Belgium. To her bereaved families, friends and co-workers she presents her heartfelt“, reads in this message.
According to the Ministry of Business, three Portuguese died this Friday in a collapse in the construction of a school in Antwerp, Belgium.
In a reply sent to TVI, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs lamented the death of these three citizens in the collapse of a building in Antwerp.
The Ministry of Business added that “it monitors the situation through the Portuguese Embassy in Brussels, which seeks to contact the families of these citizens and provide all the necessary support within the scope of its competences”.