20 December 2018
Meeting of the Council of Ministers of December 19, 2018
The Council of Ministers met at the Government Palace in Dili and approved the proposal for a Government Resolution submitted by the Minister of Transport and Communications on the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Civil Aviation Authority of Timor-Leste (AACTL), whose mission is to ensure the safety of the air transport system.
The resolution appoints Ana Rosália Ximenes Varela as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AACTL and appoints Carlos Mendonça Tilman and Eusébio Freitas as members of the Board of Directors of AACTL, in order to guarantee the achievement of the objectives of the Authority and considering their recognized technical and professional capacity, integrity and independence.
The Minister of Transport and Communications also presented the proposal for an amendment approved by the Council of Ministers to the draft Decree-Law approving the organic structure of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The proposal aims to create the National Directorate of Communication Infrastructures, which will be responsible for the management of communications infrastructures of all Ministries in coordination with the public institute of Information and Communication Technology (TIC Timor).
The acting Minister of Health presented the proposal for an amendment, approved by the Council of Ministers, to the draft Decree-Law that approves the organic of the Ministry of Health. The amendment seeks to assign to the General Directorate of Corporate Services the competence to propose the appointment of diplomatic representations in countries where Timor-Leste routinely sends patients for medical treatment. ENDS