14 February 2010

Official website of the Presidency of the Republic of Timor-Leste

The President of the Republic Press Release Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta launches official website of the Presidency of the Republic of Timor-Leste - The official website of the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste was launched today by the Head of State, Dr. Ramos-Horta, on the occasion of the New Year’s reception for the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Dili.

In its inaugural English version, this new website of the Presidency of RDTL can be found at the domain www.presidency.tl. The Portuguese version will be launched under www.presidencia.tl.

It is a dual website, the first containing the information on the Presidency. The second consists of the President José-Ramos-Horta’s website, working on three different platforms.

In total, beside the hundreds of text and image pages which fill up the content, dozens of screens for videos and photographs are available, with different presentations enlivened by soundtracks.

Dr. Ramos-Horta delivered a speech based on the theme “Timor-Leste: Peace after the tempest, the upcoming years”, available online at the Presidency’s website.

The ceremony took place at the Salão Nobre República Popular da China at the Presidential Palace Nicolau Lobato, with the presence of more than 150 individualities, mostly diplomats.

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, and relevant personalities from the organization, UNPOL’s Commissioner, Luís Carrilho,
elements of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and administration officers from institutions and companies operating in the country also took part in the event.

The Commander in Chief of FALINTIL-FDTL, Major General Taur Matan Ruak, and PNTL’s General Commander, Dr. Longuinhos Monteiro, also participated.

PPR – Dili, JAN 19th, 2010

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