Monthly Archives: August 2016

HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE, TAUR MATAN RUAK, awards the Collar of the “Order of Timor-Leste” to Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

Dili, 26 August, 2016 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Friday, at the Presidential Palace, awarded the Collar of the “Order of Timor-Leste”, the Timorese State’s highest honour, to Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo. The Collar was awarded according to Presidential Decree no. 31/2016 of 24 August.

Bishop Carlos […]

August 31st, 2016|News|

Speech by the Most Reverend Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, at the ceremony to award the Collar of the “Order of Timor-Leste”

Your Excellency Mr President of the Republic of Timor-Leste,

Your Excellency Mr President of the National Parliament,

Your Excellency Mr Prime Minister,

Your Excellency Mr Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate,

Honourable Chiefs of the Civil House and the Military House of the Presidency of the Republic and respective members,

Dear Journalists and Media Professionals,

I thank His Excellency the President […]

August 28th, 2016|Speech|

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE, MR TAUR MATAN RUAK, AT THE CEREMONY TO AWARD THE COLLAR OF THE “ORDER OF TIMOR-LESTE” TO THE MOST REVEREND CARLOS FILIPE XIMENES BELO.

YOUR EXCELLENCY, MR PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL PARLIAMENT,

YOUR EXCELLENCY, MR PRIME MINISTER,

YOUR EXCELLENCIES,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

We are here today to carry out an act of JUSTICE.

Today, here, the Nation pays tribute to one of the most distinguished and admirable representatives of the Timorese people: The Most Reverend Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, a brother and compatriot […]

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, TAUR MATAN RUAK, CONDUCTS A DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF TAPO AND OELEO

Bobonaro, 19 August 2016 – On Friday, His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr Taur Matan Ruak, visited the communities of the sucos of Tapo and Oeleo, from the administrative post of Bobonaro, municipality of Bobonaro.

During his opening speech, the Head of State explained the objectives of his visits to the country’s 442 […]

August 25th, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, TAUR MATAN RUAK, CONDUCTS A DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF LUPAL AND LEBER

 Lolotoe, 18 August 2016 – On Thursday, His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr Taur Matan Ruak, visited the communities of the sucos of Lupal (administrative post of Lolotoe) and Leber (administrative post of Bobonaro), both in the municipality of Bobonaro.

During his opening speech, the Head of State explained the objectives of his […]

August 25th, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC HOLDS A DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF HOLPILAT, FATULULIK AND TAROMAN

Fatululik, 17 August 2016 – On Wednesday, His Excellency the President of the Republic, Mr Taur Matan Ruak, visited the communities of the suco of Holpilat (administrative post of Maucatar) and of the sucos of Fatululik and Taroman (administrative post of Fatululik), in the municipality of Covalima.

During his opening speech, the Head of State […]

August 23rd, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF LACTÓS, FOHOREM AND DATO TOLU

Tilomar, 16 August 2016 – On Tuesday, H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, visited the communities of the sucos of Lactós, Fohorem and Dato Tolu from the administrative post of Fohorem, Covalima municipality.

In his opening speech, the Head of State explained the objectives of his visits to the 442 sucos in […]

August 20th, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF FATUMEA, NANÚ AND DATO RUA

Tilomar, 15 August 2016 – On Monday, H.E. President Taur Matan Ruak visited the communities of the sucos of Fatumea and Nanú (Fatumea administrative post) in the morning and, in the afternoon, he paid a visit to the suco of Dato Rua (administrative post of Fohorem).

In his opening speech, the Head of State explained […]

August 20th, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF LALAWA AND CASABAUC

Tilomar, 14 August 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Sunday at Lalawa, held a dialogue with the communities of the sucos of Lalawa and Casabauc from the administrative post of Tilomar, Covalima municipality.

In his opening speech, the Head of State explained the objectives of his visits to the […]

August 18th, 2016|News, Visits|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF MATAI AND OGUES

Maucatar, 13 August 2016 – On Saturday, H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, visited the communities of the sucos of Matai and Ogues from the administrative post of Maucatar, Covalima municipality.

In his opening speech, the Head of State explained the objectives of his visits to the 442 sucos in the country, […]

August 18th, 2016|News, Visits|