Brazil's Parliament Approves Day Of Portuguese Immigration National Holiday
Source:Agência Câmara (Brasilia)
Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2008
The Commission for the Constitution, Justice and Citizenship (Comissão de Constituição e Justiça e de Cidadania, CCJ) has passed in its final reading the Projeto de Lei 1385/03, of assemblyman Gastão Vieira (PMDB-MA), making June 10th, an annual national holiday, celebrating the contributions made to the development of Brazil by Portuguese immigration.
This date is not the same as the one in last November's proposal which set forth April 22 to commemorate the arrival of Europeans (2007-11-04).
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