WCCE President attended the taking office ceremony of Ordem dos Engenheiros new Bastonario, Carlos Alberto Mineiro Aires, current President Elect WCCE. The ceremony took place on 10 May at Culturgest, and was presided by the President of Portugal. There, the President of the Republic addressed a message of recognition to the attending technical community regarding these professionals, showing his appreciation for Engineering and its essential role in the economic and social development.
“Engineers have always been essential to the country’s development process. Whenever economic and social development is mentioned, engineers are there”, said the President, identifying these professionals as “examples of the ability of building a new Country”.