H.E. the President of the Republic received yesterday, 5 February, at the end of the day, the letter of resignation of H.E. the Prime Minister, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão.
The Head of State has, therefore, initiated a constitutional process of consultation. In exercising his constitutional powers, the President of the Republic Taur Matan Ruak will held a meeting with the State Council on Monday, 9 February.
Afterwards, His Excellency will summon again the parties with parliamentary representation.