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31 March 2012

Justice Minister Lobato yet to send resignation letter

Independente, March 29, 2012 language source: Tetun - Justice Minister Lucia Lobato said that she had not yet sent an official resignation letter to the National Parliament and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao, adding that the report that she had resigned from her post was false.

“I have never asked permission and presented my resignation letter to the National Parliament and the prime minister,” Minister Lobato said.

Minister Lobato was referring to the recent decision made by the National Parliament to remove her political immunity in order to respond to the court regarding her engagement in corruption allegation.

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