Mayor Antonio Almeida Henriques, who suffered from respiratory problems caused by COVID-19, has died at the hospital this morning. Morning.
Five days after being tested positive for the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19 disease, the mayor has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Centro Hospital Tondela-Visu since March 10.
Antonio Almeida Henriques is 59 years old and has been the mayor of Visu since 2013.
“His high democratic culture and political prowess led him to perform a number of responsibilities with great responsibility at the association level as well as at the political level,” the city council recalls.
From 2005 to 2007 and from 2010 to 2011 he was Vice President of the Assembly of the Republic of IX, X and XI and XII and Vice President of the PSD Parliamentary Group. Between 2011 and 2013 he served as Deputy Secretary of State for Economic and Regional Development of the XIX Constitutional Government led by Pedro Pasos Coelho, ”he added.
A three-day city mourning period has been declared for Monday, and “all information related to the funeral will be announced soon,” the statement said.
“Antonio Almeida Henriques devoted the best of his life to the city council of Weiss, where he was born and where he has always lived,” the City Council recalls.
Almeida Henriques, who served as chairman of the Municipal Council for eight years, according to the Municipal Council, 2005/2009 and 2009/2013, played various roles in local and regional political life. The functions he performed in the Portuguese government.
The Chamber of Commerce emphasizes that Antonio Almeida Henriques has “led Vesu Municipal Council since 2013, and its main objective was to complete the planned project and make Vesu one of the best municipalities in Portugal.”
He stood out for his sense of justice and righteousness, and always had the opportunity to listen to visitors and municipal employees. Antonio Almeida Henriques’ life project was blown away because, as he often said, ‘he could not be the chairman of another chamber.’ His departure is therefore an irreparable loss to the visa, the region and the country.
The Municipal Council “Thank you for all the love shown to the Mayor, but at this moment of immense suffering, we ask for everyone’s respect for the privacy of the family.