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Web Summit furore – Director of National Pantheon refuses to resign

NationalPantheonNational Pantheon Director, Isabel Melo, said that authorisation for the Web Summit organisers to host a dinner at the National Pantheon was given by the Directorate General of Cultural Heritage, so she certainly is not going to resign.

The National Pantheon is the final resting place of Presidents of the Republic Manuel de Arriaga, Teófilo Braga, Sidónio Pais and Óscar Carmona, the writers João de Deus, Almeida Garrett, Guerra Junqueiro, Aquilino Ribeiro and Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, the fado singer Amália Rodrigues, and the footballer Eusébio.


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