Monthly Archives: March 2016

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE VILLAGES OF VAVIQUINIA AND VATUBORO

Maubara, 29 March 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, held a community dialogue on Tuesday morning at the village of Vaviquinia and, in the afternoon, at the village of Vatuboro, Liquiça municipality.
The Head of State began his speech by explaining the main goals of his visit, namely to thank […]

March 31st, 2016|News, Press Releases, Visits|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE VILLAGES OF VATU VOU AND MAUBARA LISSA

Maubara, 28 March 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, set off on Monday for another week of community visits until 3 April. A session with the communities of Vatu Vou (in the morning) and Maubara Lissa (in the afternoon), both in the administrative post of Maubara, Liquiça municipality, was […]

March 30th, 2016|News, Press Releases, Visits|

PRESS RELEASE :HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK EXPRESSES DEEP SORROW AND OUTRAGE OVER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS IN BRUSSELS

The President of the Republic expressed his “outrage and deep sorrow” over the slaughter caused by the terrorist bombings in Brussels.
In his message to His Majesty King Phillippe of Belgium, President Taur Matan Ruak says that he has learnt “with consternation and deep sorrow of the barbaric terrorist attacks in Brussels” and, on behalf […]

March 25th, 2016|News, Press Releases|

MESSAGE BY H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TAUR MATAN RUAK ON THE OCCASION OF THE INSTALLATION OF H.E. THE MOST REVEREND VIRGÍLIO DO CARMO DA SILVA, BISHOP OF DILI

On the day he begins a new apostolic mission as head of the diocese of Dili, I warmly congratulate the Most Reverend Bishop Virgílio do Carmo da Silva and extend my wishes of pastoral and personal success.
Due to the extremely important role it has always played in shaping the Christian identity of the Timorese […]

March 19th, 2016|Message|

STATEMENT BY H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE FOLLOWING THE BILATERAL MEETING WITH H. E. THE HONOURABLE SHINZŌ ABE, PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN

Tokyo, 15 March 2016
I’m greatly pleased to once again visit Japan, now as Head of State.
I’m grateful for the warm hospitality that the government and the people of Japan have shown to myself and my delegation, and well as for the official visit programme which is being offered to us.
I would like to begin […]

PRESS RELEASE : H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, TAUR MATAN RUAK, LEAVES TODAY ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO JAPAN

Dili, 12 March 2016 – At the invitation of the Government of Japan, H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, leaves today, Saturday, on a four-day official visit to that country (12-16 March).

The purpose of the visit is to strengthen the relations of cooperation and friendship between both countries and peoples and, […]

H.E. PR TAUR MATAN RUAK AWARDS GRAND COLLAR OF THE ORDER OF TIMOR-LESTE TO GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, GENERAL THE HONOURABLE SIR PETER COSGROVE

Dili, 7 March 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, awarded the Grand Collar of the Order of Timor-Leste to Sir Peter Cosgrove, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia during a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace on Thursday last week.
The decoration is aimed at recognizing Sir Peter Cosgrove’s […]

March 7th, 2016|News|

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK AT THE CLOSING OF THE FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF VETERANS OF TIMOR-LESTE

Dili, 3 March 2016

Honourable members of bodies of sovereignty,
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia,
Distinguished guests,
Veterans, brothers and sisters.

I extend to all of you my heartfelt embrace and welcome the meeting of the First National Conference of Veterans of Timor-Leste.
This closing session should have been conducted by the veteran of veterans, our brother Xanana Gusmão. […]

March 3rd, 2016|News, Speech|

BRIEF REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE AT THE LUNCHEON FOR HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL THE HONOURABLE SIR PETER COSGROVE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Dili, Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace, 3 March 2016

Dear Governor-General,
Lady Cosgrove.

Welcoming Your Excellencies to Dili is a great honour for me and for Isabel and represents a new occasion for us to celebrate the lasting and stable friendship between our peoples and our countries.
It’s with the utmost pleasure that we receive the visit of a […]

March 3rd, 2016|International, News, Speech|