23 June 2014

Meeting of the Timor-Leste Council of Ministers of 6 May 2014

ETLJB 23/06/2014 Meeting of the Council of Ministers of May 6th, 2014 - The V Constitutional Government gathered on Tuesday, the 6th May 2014, at the Council of Ministers meeting room, at the Government Palace, in Dili, and approved:

1. Decree-Law that approves the Political Basis for Tourism

The Decree-Law that establishes the Political Basis for Tourism, presented by the Ministry of Tourism, defines the objectives and principles that are underlying and identifies the instruments destined for its execution, as a strategic sector for the national economy.

Since Tourism has a fundamental role in the economic and social development of the country, this diploma applies to tourism activities, public sector activities directed at tourism, to tourism product suppliers and promotion services, to the tourists themselves and consumers of tourism products and services.

The Council of Ministers also analysed:

1. Timor-Leste and Beijing Platform for the revision of the National Action Evaluation Report

The Secretary of State for the Promotion of Equality, Idelta Maria Rodrigues, presented, to the Council of Ministers, a Country Report on Gender. This report is part of the consultation for the Timor-Leste and Beijing Platform for the revision of the National Action Evaluation Report and presents, especially, the major objectives achieved and the major challenges.

2. Presentation of the Support Cabinet to the Presidency of CPLP

The Minister for Foreign Affairs presented the Council of Ministers with an agenda proposal for the CPLP Summit, focussing also on the organization of issues such as security and defense, logistics, protocol, media and cultural events.

3. Law Proposal which creates the Contributory Regime of Social Security, under the Progressive Organization of a Social Security System.

This Law Proposal, presented by the Ministry of Social Security, intends to create, as is defined in the Constitution of the Republic of Timor-Leste and within the scope of the progressive organization of a social security system, the social security contributory regime, whose objective is to protect workers and their families in regards to maternity, paternity and adoption, invalidity, old age and death. Source: Presidency of the Council of Ministers V Constitutional Government 6 May 2014 Press Release http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?p=10025&lang=en

See also  Meeting of the TImor-Leste Council of Ministers 29 April 2014

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