Event - 1983-02-23
Portugal. Visited the Gulbekian Foundation and Museum in Lisbon. (photo). Portugal's Foreign Minister, Mr. Vasco Futscher Pereira, paid tribute to the Ismaili community in his speech at the dinner he hosted. He said, 'It is with satisfaction that today we see the activities of the Portuguese Ismailis and thus witness to their spiritual leader deep appreciation of the Portuguese Government for their qualities of hard work, entrepreneurial spirit and their capacity for integration, contributing in this manner to the development of the country which has received them as friends.'