After starting operations on December 19, 2016, the official inauguration of the Loja do Cidadão de Santarém took place today, December 21.
Inaugurated by the Secretary of State for Fiscal Affairs, Fernando Rocha Andrade and the Mayor of Santarém, Ricardo Ribeiro Gonçalves, this ceremony was also attended by the Minister of the Presidency and Administrative Modernization, Maria Manuel Leitão Marques, and The Assistant Secretary of State and Administrative Modernization, Graça Fonseca.
With the inauguration of the Loja do Cidadão de Santarém, the Espaço Cultura was inaugurated.
Created with the purpose of promoting the cultural identity of the region of Santarém, Espaço Cultura is a pilot project that is born out of a partnership between the AMA - Agency for Administrative Modernization and the Municipality of Santarém.
The space, open to the entire population, has an exhibition area that will house works by artists from the region, thus bringing the population of the local artistic community closer together, having been inaugurated today with a photographic exhibition.
Located at Rua Pedro de Santarém, with an opening hours from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, the store provides citizens with services from the Tax Authority, Águas de Santarém, Santarém City Council, Tagusgás, GALP, AHRESP - Association of Hospitality, Catering and Similars of Portugal and Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, also having a Citizen Space.