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His Excellency Mr. Alberto X.P. Carlos presents his Letter of Credence to H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo
Jakarta, 31 May 2016 – His Excellency Mr. Alberto X.P. Carlos presents his Letter of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, at the Istana Merdeka, President’s Palace, Jakarta, on 31 May 2016 »
Timor-Leste Parliament with new board of officials after nearly two months of debate
May 5, 2016 – The Timorese National Parliament has from today a new board of officials, entirely formed by elements of the National Congress of Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT), which has a majority in the plenary.
The new president of the Timorese parliament promises efforts to accelerate the legislative process
May 5, 2016 – The new president of the Timorese parliament, Aderito Hugo da Costa, committed today with a redoubled effort to speed up the legislative process, referring that controversial diplomas as the anti-corruption law and life pension will reach the plenary soon.
Timor-Leste prepares for marathon meetings at the end of the presidency of the CPLP
May 5, 2016 – Defense, gender equality, Sea affairs, culture, education and health are some of the various sectoral meetings that the Timorese capital prepares to host in the next two months, marking the end of the rotating presidency of the CPLP.
The meetings, some of which were scheduled for this month and were postponed to June for lack of quorum, have already confirmed the presence of several members of the executive of the nine member states of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP).