Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace, Dili, 23 June 2020
The President of the Republic, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, dismissed eight members of the 8th Constitutional Government by Presidential decree no. 45/2020, 46/2020, 47/2020, 48/2020, 49/2020, 50/2020, 51/2020, 52/2020 and 38/2020, respectively, following a proposal by the Prime Minister.
The following members were dismissed:
1.Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Dionísio da Costa Babo Soares
2.Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Dulce de Jesus Soares
3.Vice-Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, João Zacarias Freitas Soares
4.Vice-Minister of State Administration, Abílio José Caetano
5.Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, Nélio Isaac Sarmento
6.Secretary of State for Vocational Training and Employment, Julião da Silva
7.Secretary of State for Cooperatives, Arsenio Pereira da Silva
8.Secretary of State for Civil Protection, Alexandrino Xavier Araújo
The decrees were signed on 23 June at Nicolau Lobato Presidential Palace.