24 March 2010

President Horta Meets TMR and Longinhos Monteiro

Televizaun Timor-Leste March 23, 2010 language source: Tetun - President Horta called a meeting with Defence Force’s Commander Major General Taur Matan Ruak and National Police Commissioner Longinhos Monteiro after his return from abroad.

After the meeting, PNTL Commissioner Longinhos Monteiro said that it was a regular meeting to brief the president on the security and defence situation in the country.

He said that among the issues presented was the ‘successful’ operation against Ninjas in Bobonaro and Kovalima districts.

Monteiro also said that in the meeting he invited the president to attend the tenth anniversary of the national police to be held on March 27.

“I personally asked for his availability for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the PNTL and ask him to preside the ceremony,” said Monteiro.

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