The ambassador of Portugal at UNESCO, António Sampaio da Nóvoa, visited the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte on May 31.
The visit included a meeting with the Confraria do Bom Jesus do Monte to discuss and question the moment of the meeting of Bom Jesus as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The ambassador realized that this year Portugal competes with the Santuário do Bom Jesus, in Braga, and with the Real Edifício de Mafra.
He praised the work done by the Confraria so far in this “long process”.
At the end of the meeting, the ambassador visited some places like the church and the portico.