The prime minister has nominated Elisa Ferreira and Pedro Marques to the European Commission, according to Público newspaper this Thursday, August 8.
The former Minister of Infrastructure and the current Deputy Governor of the Bank of Portugal met yesterday in Brussels with the future President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.
“The meetings taking place this week are brief informal meetings for presentations. These are not official job interviews, ”said a spokesman for the next community president.
Ursula von der Leyen has promised to make a new community executive with as many men as women.
Candidates are being presented by European countries on 26 August, and the new president wants to have her team closed by that date.