Brasilia31 October 2016 – H.E. the President of the Republic, Taur Matan Ruak, held on Monday, 31 October, at Palácio do Planalto, a courtesy call with his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer on the occasion of the 11th summit of he CPLP.

On this occasion, the Brazilian Head of State thanked President Taur Matan Ruak for handing over the presidency of the CPLP to Brazil, congratulated the Timorese Head of State for the success achieved during the presidency of the CPLP by Timor-Leste over the past two years and assured him that Brazil will carry on the successful work of its predecessor.

H.E. President Taur Matan Ruak took the opportunity to once again call for the debate about the freedom of movement within the CPLP for citizens of the member states, especially for investors.

Timor-Leste has honoured all the commitments it made when taking on the presidency of the CPLP in 2014. END ~