Narendra Modi in Portugal: PM visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, meets diaspora

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon and interacted with a group of Indians working at the medical centre.

PTI June 24, 2017 22:38:57 IST
Narendra Modi in Portugal: PM visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, meets diaspora

Lisbon: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon and interacted with a group of Indians working at the medical centre.

Narendra Modi in Portugal PM visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon meets diaspora

Narendra Modi with Portugal's prime minister Antonia Costa. AP

The foundation, designed by noted Indian architect Charles Correa, is dedicated to research and clinical applications in biomedical science.

There are currently three Indians undertaking advanced research at the foundation.

The foundation undertakes research in the fields of neuroscience and oncology at the modernistic Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown.

The aim of the foundation is to develop programmes of advanced biomedical research and provide clinical care. It was created according to the will of the late entrepreneur Antonio de Sommer Champalimaud, in 2004.

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