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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|

POSITION OF H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC TAUR MATAN RUAK ON THE MARITIME BOUNDARY NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN TIMOR-LESTE AND AUSTRALIA (TRANSLATION OF THE TRANSCRIPTION) :”The youth want it. I fought for 24 years. Why wouldn’t I fight again for Timor-Leste?”

Question:
My name is Fernando Pereira. I have only two questions for His Excellency. On behalf of the people of Saniri, I demand that both countries enter into negotiation for the drawing of a median line. We have talked about the costs involved in development. And those costs are covered by our oil. Therefore, on […]

April 5th, 2016|News, Videos|

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 […]