Portugal Offers Financial Support for Descendants to Return to Ancestral Home

The initiative seeks Lusitanian families abroad who wish to return to live in Portugal. In 2018, Portugal had the fourth-lowest birth rate among EU members.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For years, the Portuguese government has been watching its population decline, with the birth rate falling and the mortality rate showing no reduction.

In 2018, Portugal had the fourth-lowest birth rate among EU members - a major problem for the future of the Lusitanian nation's economy.

In order to reverse this situation, the Portuguese government launched the "Return Program". With the slogan: "It's time to come home, your country supports your return", the initiative seeks to encourage Portuguese citizens who wish . . .

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