On 11 September 2019, a 26 member delegation from the National Centre for Culture, Portugal visited Kottappuram and Pallipuram Forts. There was a discussion/meeting with the delegation in Grand Hyatt, Kochi on the possible areas of collaboration in the future. Ms. Helena Serra and Dr. Anisio Franco led the Portuguese team. Prof. Kesavan Veluthat, Prof. Michael Tharakan, Sri. Rubin DCruz, Sri Nowshad Padiyath and me represented the Muziris Heritage Project.