12 January 2013
Meeting of the Council of Ministers on 9 January 2013
ETLJB 12 January 2013 - The Presidency of the Council of Ministers has has released a press release summarising the Council's meeting of 9 January 2013. The press release follows:
The V Constitutional Government met on Wednesday, January 9, 2012*, in the meeting room of the Council of Ministers at the Government Palace in Díli, and approved the following:
1. Decree-Law that approves the Organic Law of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Environment
This law establishes the structure of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Environment, in compliance with Decree-Law n.º 41/2012 of 7 September, which approved the Organic Law of the V Constitutional Government and the Program of the V Constitutional Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
The structure of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Environment adapts to new realities and missions of the Ministry in respect to economic development and provision of quality public services.
2. General cleaning Initiative in Dili on 11 January
The V Constitutional Government, following the work undertaken by the previous Government, decided to continue to invest in preserving the environment and improving the quality of life of residents in Díli, and approved a day dedicated to general cleaning of the capital.
On January 11, the Government hopes to have the cooperation of all State organs and institutions, as well as the general population to, in this joint initiative towards declaring in the future that Díli is a clean city and free of rubbish.
Also considered by the Council of Ministers:
1. End of the mandate of the National Elections Commission
Following the cessation of the mandate of the National Elections Commission (CNE) members, the Council of Ministers reviewed the art. 5. °, n.° 1, c), of Law n.° 5, 2006 of December 28 and the options for appointing CNE members for the term 2013-2019.
ETLJB Editor's Note: It appears that this date should be 2013.
Post author: Warren L. Wright