Monthly Archives: April 2017

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK PRESENTS CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION TO POST ADMINISTRATORS AND HEADS OF SUCO FOR ACCOMPANYING HIM DURING HIS VISITS TO THE COUNTRY’S SUCOS

 Dili, 27 April 2017 – Weeks before the end of term on 20 May, H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, thanked the post administrators and head of sucos who accompanied him during his visits to Timor-Leste’s 442 sucos.
During a formal ceremony on Thursday, H.E. the President presented certificates to the post […]

April 28th, 2017|News|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK PRESENTS CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION TO THOSE FAMILIES WHO WELCOMED HIM INTO THEIR HOMES DURING HIS VISITS TO THE COUNTRY’S SUCOS

Dili, 27 April, 2017 – Weeks before the end of term on 20 May, H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, thanked those families who welcomed him into their homes during his visits to Timor-Leste’s 442 sucos.
H.E. the President presented certificates of appreciation to ten representatives of the 159 households who, in […]

April 28th, 2017|Photo gallery|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS FIRST AUDIENCE WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT DR. FRANCISCO GUTERRES LU-OLO

Dili, 11 April, 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, this Tuesday welcomed for the first time to the Presidential Palace the President-elect Dr. Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo and his team to talk about the presidential transition process which will be completed by 20 May.

At the end of the one hour […]

April 26th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE : HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, TAUR MATAN RUAK, ACCEPTED THE REQUEST FOR RESIGNATION OF JUDGE GUILHERMINO DA SILVA AND APPOINTED JUDGE DEOLINDO DOS SANTOS AS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE COURT OF APPEAL

The President of the Court of Appeal, Judge Guilhermino Silva, submitted his request for resignation to His Excellency the President of the Republic, which he accepted based on the health reasons set out in the request. On this occasion, the President of the Republic acknowledged the work done by the President of the Court […]

MESSAGE TO THE NATIONAL PARLIAMENT FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF TIMOR-LESTE, TAUR MATAN RUAK,

Accompanying the enactment of National Parliament Decree no. 35/III, which approves the Law on the Pension for Members of Parliament, the First Amendment to Law no. 5/2004, of 5 May, on the Statute for Members of Parliament, and the First Amendment to Law no. 7/2007, of 25 July, on the Statute for Office-Holders of […]

April 25th, 2017|Photo gallery|

PRESS RELEASE: PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC SUBMITTS LAND LAW TO THE COURT OF APPEAL FOR PREVENTIVE REVIEW OF ITS CONSTITUTIONALITY

His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, has already submitted Parliament Decree no. 39/III – Special Regime for the Definition of Ownership of Immovable Property to the Court of Appeal for a Preventive Review of its Constitutionality.

The balance of the regulations system concerning the recognition of previously issued property deeds, the […]

April 6th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE : HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, TAUR MATAN RUAK, SUBMITTED THE NATIONAL PARLIAMENT DECREE NO. 37/III, APPROVING THE FOURTH AMENDMENT TO LAW NO. 6/2006 OF 28 DECEMBER (PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION LAW)

His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, submitted today the National Parliament Decree no. 37/III, approving the fourth Amendment to Law no. 6/2006 of 28 December (Parliamentary Election Law), to the Court of Appeal for a preventive review of its constitutionality. The regulations that foresee the possibility of members of parliament […]

April 4th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK PRESIDES OVER THE CELEBRATION OF PNTL’S 17TH ANNIVERSARY

Dili, 27 March 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Tuesday presided over the celebration of the 17th anniversary of Timor-Leste National Police (PNTL) during a ceremony held at the Police Academy in Comoro, Dili.

On this occasion, the Head of State granted the Insignia of the Order of Timor-Leste […]

April 4th, 2017|News|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK BESTOWS UPON NEW ZEALAND’S FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL SIR JERRY MATEPARAE THE GRAND COLLAR OF THE ORDER OF TIMOR-LESTE

Díli, 17 março, 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Friday during a ceremony held at Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace, awarded the Grand Collar of the Order of Timor-Leste to former Governor-General of New Zeland, Sir Jerry Mateparae.

The decoration expresses the recognition of the State of Timor-Leste for those, […]

April 4th, 2017|News|

PRESS RELEASE: H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK SENDS CONDOLENCES UPON THE DEATH OF SENATOR TOMIKO OKAZAKI

Dili, 23 Marcho 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, this Friday lamented over the death of the Japanese senator Tomiko Okazaki who died last week, on 19 March, aged 73.

“I have learnt with consternation the sad news of the passing of Mrs. Tomiko Okazaki. From Japan and New York, […]