Monthly Archives: August 2015

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TMR PARTICIPATES IN A TRADITIONAL RITUAL IN UAIBITAI

Dili, 25 August 2015 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by the First Lady, Isabel Ferreira, participated on Sunday in a traditional ritual at Uaibitai, suco of Letemumo, in the administrative post of Quelicai, municipality of Baucau.
 The ceremony included the slaughter of a buffalo to ask the spirits […]

August 26th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PR TMR VISITS HIS HIDING PLACE IN MANATUTO

Dili, 25 August 2015 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by the First Lady Isabel Ferreira, on Sunday visited his hiding place in Lamsana and Balac in the municipality of Manatuto before returning to Dili after a working visit to the municipalities of Viqueque and Baucau.
 After visiting the place […]

August 26th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TMR PARTICIPATES IN THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH CHURCH IN VIQUEQUE

Dili, 24 August 2015 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by the First Lady Isabel Ferreira, on Friday participated in the inauguration ceremony of the Ti’i Lou Immaculate Conception Parish Church in the municipality of Viqueque.
In his speech after the mass, the Head of State called on the community […]

August 25th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PR TAUR MATAN RUAK PARTICIPATES IN THE BURIAL OF THE REMAINS OF ANTÓNIO FREITAS (RIA)

Lakuliu-Quelicai, 24 August 2015 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, accompanied by the First Lady, on Sunday participated in the burial of the remains of António Freitas (Ria) in the village of Lakuliu, administrative post of Quelicai, Baucau municipality.
In his speech, the Head of State asked António Freitas’ family and […]

August 25th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TMR AWARDS FORMER COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE FALINTIL, KAY RALA XANANA GUSMÃO, THE ORDER OF THE GUERRILLA

Dili, 21 August 2015 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Thursday, at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the FALINTIL in Tasi Tolu, awarded former Commander-In-Chief of the FALINTIL and current Minister of Planning and Strategic Investment, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, the Order of the Guerrilla.
The award of […]

August 25th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FALINTIL Taci Tolu, 20 August 2015

Military.
Veterans of the Falintil.
Beloved people of Timor-Leste!

I’m very pleased to have the honour to preside over the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Falintil.
I salute all who are present here today. I particularly welcome our distinguished guests from friendly countries who travelled across oceans to joint this celebration – Admiral […]

August 21st, 2015|Speech|

H.E. the President of the Republic Visits the Villages of Matata and Fatuqueru

Ermera, 11 August 2015- His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, held on Tuesday a dialogue with the communities of the sucos of Matata and Fatuqueru, from the administrative post of Railaco, municipality of Ermera.
In Matata, the Head of State lamented the tragic outcome of the case of the Maubere Revolutionary […]

August 17th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

H.E. the President of the Republic Conducts a Dialogue with the Communities of the Villages of Tocoluli and Delesu

Ermera, 12 August 2015 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, held on Wednesday a dialogue with the communities of the sucos of Tocoluli and Delesu, from the administrative post of Railaco, municipality of Ermera.
 In Tocoluli, the community expressed concerns regarding the illegal entry and exit of people and goods […]

August 17th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TAUR MATAN RUAK HOSTS A COURTESY CALL FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE HIS EMINENCE CARDINAL PIETRO PAROLIN

Dili, 14 August 2015 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr Taur Matan Ruak, received a courtesy visit from the Secretary of State of the Holy See, His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, who was accompanied by the Chairman of the Timorese Episcopal Conference, Bishop Basílio do Nascimento; the Vice Minister of Foreign […]

August 16th, 2015|News, Press Releases|

Community of Matata Village Sets Aside Partisan Interests to Work Towards Family Interests

Ermera-Matata, 11 August 2015 – The community of the village of Matata, administrative post of Railaco, Ermera municipality, says that the wide range of political parties does not affect the community members’ joint effort to improve the living conditions of their families and develop their village and the country as a whole.
 The village chief […]

August 14th, 2015|News, Press Releases|