Dili, 9 February 2015 – After the meeting of the Council of State, H.E. President of Republic Taur Matan Ruak informed that he accepted the request for resignation of Prime Minister, presented to him on 5 February. The resignation of Prime Minister has as the consequence of the resignation of the Government, in accordance with the Constitution.
H. E. President of Republic will now start the process of the constitution of new Government, by also listening to the political parties having seats at the Parliament. It is expected that the constitution of the new Government will be concluded at the end of this week.