PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC CONVEYS HIS SOLIDARITY TO THE MOZAMBICAN PEOPLE
Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace, Dili, 21 March 2019
The President of the Republic Francisco Guterres Lú Olo conveyed his solidarity and deep sorrow to the people of Mozambique following the Idai cyclone which led to the death of hundreds of people and has left hundreds of thousands homeless.
The Head of State recalled Mozambique’s support to Timor-Leste during the fight against the Indonesian occupation and the efforts undertaken towards strengthening the ties of friendship as a sister nation.
On behalf of the people of Timor-Leste, the President of the Republic expressed his condolences and sympathy for the people of Mozambique.
Cyclone Idai was the worst natural disaster in the history of Mozambique.