Pr. Albert undelined that the opening of the embassy shows the great friendship vetween the two countries.
For the last 10 years, Monaco had a non-resident ambassador.
The new ambassador is Albert's portuguese cousin Henrique Polignac de Barros, the former general consul of Monaco in Lisbon.
The new ambassador spoke of the possibility for the 2 countries to straiten their common relations, namely in the environment area.
Later Pr.Albert was offered a lunch by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at the Cidadela Palace in Cascais, a palace where he has stayed before as it is the official residence for foreigner visitors.
Scrolling one photo to the left one can see Henrique Polignac behind the President.
Henrique is the uncle of Diana Nigra, Pss Gabrielle's godmother .
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