Mrs. Joana Capucho Representative of the National Newspaper of Portugal “Diario De Noticias”
he Portuguese can cross 172 borders without visas and Portugal integrates the group of countries with the most powerful passports. The Portuguese passport is one of which more doors open in the world without a visa. The advantages of Portugal is in sixth place in the list of countries that have an easier time to travel abroad have to do with the fact that the preparation of travel is easier, faster and economic. And all because the country has history and good diplomatic relations. a visa, according to the consultant’s ranking Henley & Partners, which includes 219 destinations. The country thus arises, sixth, alongside others such as Canada or Luxembourg. Topping the list is Germany (177) and, most recently, Afghanistan, which only allows entering without a visa, a total of 25 territories. Countries like Portugal” are friendly, do not cause problems,” says Seixas schedule, which is that there is good will on the part of other countries. A country that misleads the image to be problematic causes ellipsis. Portugal has that image. “ Another factor that helps explain not requiring visas for Portuguese is the story.” Portugal was an empire and as other countries that were cases of France, England and Spain, explains Martins da Cruz, a diplomat and former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Portuguese Communities in the Barroso Government. This advantage visa, “more than economic is time. We were able to move faster.