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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 […]

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|

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, […]

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF USE-TACAE AND BAN-AFI

Pante Makassar, 12 February 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Monday morning held a dialogue with the community of the suco of Use-Tacae. In the afternoon he met with the community members of the suco of Ban-Afi. Both sucos belong to the sub-region of Oesilo of the Special […]

February 22nd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF MALE-UBU (HAUBA) AND TEBABUI

Bobonaro, 8 February 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Tuesday morning held a dialogue with the community of the suco of Male-Ubu. In the afternoon he met with the community members of the suco of Tebabui. Both sucos belong to the administrative post of Bobonaro, Bobonaro municipality.

The Head […]

February 22nd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITY OF THE SUCO OF ILATLAUN

Bobonaro, 10 February 2017 – His Excellency the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Monday conducted a dialogue with the community members of the suco of Ilatlaun from the administrative post of Bobonaro, Bobonaro municipality.

The Head of State began his speech by explaining the main goals of his visit, namely to thank […]

February 22nd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

H.E. PRESIDENT TAUR MATAN RUAK HOLDS DIALOGUE WITH THE COMMUNITIES OF THE SUCOS OF COTA-BOOT AND CARABAU

Bobonaro, 9 February 2017 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, on Wednesday morning held a dialogue with the community of the suco of Cota-Boot. In the afternoon he met with the community members of the suco of Carabau. Both sucos belong to the administrative post of Bobonaro, Bobonaro municipality.

The Head […]

February 22nd, 2017|News, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE : PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE 2016 HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD (“Sérgio Vieira de Mello”, 9th edition)

 Dili, 6 December 2016 – On the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Human Rights Day, which falls on 10 December each year, the Presidency of the Republic will hold a series of events at Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace.

The commemoration begins with the presentation of the […]

December 7th, 2016|News, Press Releases|