Turkish president visits UNESCO site in Portugal

Gul, who is on a state visit to Portugal, visited the city of Sintra on Tuesday which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Turkish president visits UNESCO site in Portugal

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish President Abdullah Gul visited the Sintra National Palace and Pena National Palace on Tuesday.

Gul, who is on a state visit to Portugal, visited the city of Sintra on Tuesday which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

President Gul and First Lady Hayrunnisa Gul were accompanied by Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Omer Celik during their visit to Sintra.

Separately, Gul and the first lady hosted a luncheon Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva and his wife in Lisbon's Foz Palace

Earlier on Tuesday, President Gul received separately former President and former high commissioner for Alliance of Civilizations Jorge Sampaio and Turkey-Portugal Business Forum Co-Chair and head of the Lisbon Islamic Society Abdul Magid Abdulkarim Vakil. Both meetings were held closed to media news in Lisbon. 

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