President Ramos-Horta Honors National and International Personalities for their Contributions to Timor-Leste

Dili, May 19th, 2024

On the 22nd Anniversary of Timor-Leste’s restoration of Independence Day on May 20th, President and Nobel Peace Laureate, J. Ramos-Horta awarded the Order of Timor-Leste to national and international personalities in recognition of their dedicated service and contributions to the development of Timor-Leste.

The President bestowed national honors upon 63 Timorese and International recipients, conferring the Order of Timor-Leste in the categories of Collar, Medal, Insignia, and Medal of Merit.

Four Personalities, both national and international, were honored with the Order of Timor-Leste in the Collar category for their outstanding contribution to the development of Timor-Leste.

President Ramos-Horta recognized 12 engineering professors from the National University of Timor-Lorosa’e (UNTL) and 12 members of the Personal Security who have served selflessly for over 20 years, and two activists of the Black Brigade for their activism during the Timor-:Leste struggle for independence. They were awarded the Order of Timor-Leste in the Medal category.

Eight members of the Timorese diaspora community were recognized with the Order of Timor-Leste in the Insignia category for their activism.
In a separate category, the Medal of Merit was conferred upon 6 health services personnel and 15 sanitation services personnel for their loyal service dating back to 2001, and four international advisors who have provided valuable expertise in legal, IT, and maritime sectors.
“These exemplary personalities, both Timorese and International friends of our nation, have played pivotal roles in building a free, peaceful and prosperous Timor-Leste,” stated President Ramos-Horta. “Their selfless dedication across various fields has contributed immensely to our young democracy’s progress. Timor-Leste proudly recognizes their service with these honors.”
The Order of Timor-Leste acknowledges exceptional services rendered by outstanding professionals for the benefit of Timor-Leste and its people. The nation has successfully navigated various challenges and achieved notable successes in certain areas of development, thanks to the dedicated efforts of our Holders of State Sovereignty Bodies, Members of the National Parliament, and the Government during their respective mandates.

This act of acknowledgment by the President stands as a symbol of deep appreciation for each personality’s unwavering dedication and services for the betterment of Timor-Leste.



Prezidente Ramos-Horta Kondekora Personalidades Nasionál no Internasionál ba sira-nia Kontribuisaun mai Timor-Leste

Dili, 19 Maiu, 2024

Iha aniversáriu da-22 ba Timor-Leste nian Loron Restaurasaun Independésia iha 20 fulan-maiu, Prezidente no Laureadu Nobel ba Pás, J. Ramos-Horta kondekora orden Timor-Leste nian ba personalidades nasionál no internasionál sira hodi fó rekoñesimentu ba sira-nia servisu dedikadu no kontribuisaun ba dezenvolvimentu Timor-Leste.

Prezidente fó onra nasionál ba ema na’in 63 ne’ebé simu orden Timor-Leste nian iha kategoria sira hanesan Kolár, Medalla, Insignia no Medalla Méritu.

Ema na’in haat, nasionál no internasionál, hetan onra ho Orden Timor-Leste nian iha kategoria Kolár tanba sira-nia kontribuisaun boot ba dezenvolvimentu Timor-Leste nian..

Prezidente Ramos-Horta rekoñese profesór enjeñaria na’in 12 husi Universidade Nasional Timor-Lorosa’e (UNTL) no membru seguransa privadu na’in 12 ne’ebé servisu dedika an durante tinan 20 liu ona, no ativista na’in rua husi Brigada Negra ba sira-nia aktivizmu durante Timor-Leste nia luta ba ukun rasik an. Sira hotu simu orden Timor-Leste nian iha kategoria Medalla.

Membru komunidade Diaspora Timor-Leste hamutuk na’in ualu rekoñese ho Orden Timor-Leste iha kategoria Insignia ba sira-nia aktivizmu.

Iha kategoria ketak ida, Medalla Meritu fó ba funsionariu sira iha servisu saúde nian 6 no funcionaria sira servisu iha saneamentu hamutuk 15 ba sira-nia dedikasaun servisu desde tinan 2001, no asesor internasionál haat ne’ebé fornese kuñesimentu ne’ebe importante tebes ba iha setór legál, IT no setór marítima nian

Prezidente Ramos-Horta dehan: “Personalidades ezemplár sira-ne’e, tantu belun timoroan no internasionál husi ita-nia nasaun Timor-Leste, hala’o ona papél importante hodi harii Timor-Leste ida-ne’ebé livre, pás no prosperu.” Sira -nian dedikasaun iha área oioin kontribui maka’as ba progresu demokrasia ne’ebé sei joven. Timor-Leste ho orgullu rekoñese sira-nia servisu ho onra hirak-ne’e.”

Orden Timor-Leste nian rekoñese servisu exelente sira ne’ebé hala’o husi profisionál excepsionais sira ne’ebé fó benefísiu ba Timor-Leste no ninia povu. Nasaun ne’e halo ona navigasaun ho susesu ba dezafiu oioin no alkansa susesu boot iha área dezenvolvimentu balun, agradese ba esforsu dedikadu sira husi Titulares Orgaun Soberania Estadu nian sira, Deputadu sira Parlamentu Nasionál nian, no Governu durante sira-nia respektivus mandatu sira.

Aktu rekoñesimentu husi Prezidente ida-ne’e nu’udar símbolu apresiasaun ne’ebé kle’an ba dedikasaun no servisu sira ne’ebé ema ida-idak halo hodi hadi’ak Timor-Leste.