Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is in Goa for a two-day visit during which he will visit his ancestral house and attend a host of events in the coastal state. The Portugese PM has several functions lined up during his visit to the state and he will visit his ancestral house.

Costa will on Wednesday first meet CM Parsekar and Governor Sinha.

The Portuguese PM will also visit the Old Goa Church complex ,Mangueshi temple and NIO , DonaPaula and then attend a civic reception in his honour.Costa is also scheduled to attend a presentation of the English translation of his father`s book `Sem Flores Nem Coares`.

Costa will on Thursday visit the Birla Optical Fibre factory in Verna before undertaking a walking visit to the Latin quarter in Fontainhas.There he will visit the Portuguese cultural organisation Fundacao Oriente and inaugurate Centro de Lingua Portuguesa.On the same afternoon, Costa will also conduct another walking tour through the city, and then visit Salgaonkar college of law.

 

Costa on Thursday night will host Bollywood producers at a five-star resort, where he is expected to make a pitch for Portugal as a film-shooting destination, as well as host a reception for Portuguese, Indo-Portuguese communities and local authorities.

 

He is also expected to visit his ancestral home in Margao and share a meal with close relatives and friends, his first cousin Anna Kaarina Jussilainen said.