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  • Handover Malaysia -UNMIT assets

    Handover of UNMIT- FPU Malaysian Vehicles to the Government of Timor Leste.

    On 7 November 2012 another handover of UNMIT equipments (vehicles) took place at the Malaysian FPU compound, which de facto is the INAP (Instituto Nacional de Administração Pública) compound. The event was attended by Director General of State Finance, MOF, … Continue reading

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    “Moving from Fragility to Development” g7+ Ministerial Retreat Juba, South Sudan 18-19 October 2011

    From the 18-19 October 2011, the g7+ will be meeting for the 1st Ministerial Retreat in Juba South Sudan. With the theme “Moving from Fragility to Development”, this g7+ Ministerial Retreat will bring together Ministers and high-level representatives from the … Continue reading

  • 2010 Budget Rectivication

    2010 Budget Rectification

    The 2010 supplementary budget (orcamento retificativo) was submitted by the Government of Timor Leste to the National Parliament of TL on 31 May 2010, and was debated over 3 days in Generality ( 22 – 24) , and over 7 … Continue reading

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    2010 Census Results to be “given back” to every suco of Timor-Leste

    Launched on Friday November 4 at 8.30 am, Dili Convention Centre (Merkado Lama) The Secretary of State for the Council of Ministers and Official Spokesperson for the Government of Timor-Leste Ágio Pereira October 31, 2011, Díli, Timor-Leste In an ambitious … Continue reading

  • 2010 Population and Housing Census

    2010 Population and Housing Census

    The 2010 Population and Housing Census kicked off on time, on 11 July. During the first 24 hours of the census, a selected number of VIPs, including the President, the Prime Minister, the Bishop of Dili, the President of Parliament … Continue reading

  • 2010, July 19th – 20th, Accra, Ghana, MDGS AND THE CRISIS NEXUS

    2010, July 19th – 20th, Accra, Ghana, MDGS AND THE CRISIS NEXUS

    Complete speech  of  Minister on 19th of July click here! and the Portuguese version click here! and the Minister speech on 20th of July click here! and the Portuguese version click here!

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    2011 TLDPM Summary Record

    The 2011 TLDPM was held on 12-13 July 2011 at Dili Convention Center (DCC – Mercado Lama) and attended by dignitaries including President of RDTL HE Dr. Jose Ramos Horta, Prime Minister of RDTL HE Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, Government … Continue reading

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    2014 Budget for Ministry of Finance was approved

    National Parliament: After a series of break down discussions under the “Specialty debate framework” with the line Ministries and state agencies at the Knowledge Center meeting room of Ministry of Finance that were held from 13th to 20th January 2014, … Continue reading

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    2014 SGB was approved in Generality in National Parliament on Saturday, 11th January 2014 with 65 (sixty-five) in favor, against 0 (zero) and abstain 0 (zero).

    Vice Minister of Finance Santina JRF Viegas Cardoso who represent Ministry of Finance Emilia Pires together with Ministry of Finance Management team accompanied H.E. Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão in 2014 State General Budget (SGB) debate in Generality during … Continue reading

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    A joint task force operation seized 11 government cars

    Ministry of Finance, in particular, the National Directorate of State Assets, recently, in a joint taskforce, with the full back up from the PNTL, conducted random check points on the use of government cars or known as Kareta Estado. These … Continue reading

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    A New Deal for International Engagement in Fragile Situations

    H.E. Emilia Pires, Finance Minister of Timor-Leste, Chair of the g7+ group of fragile states, and Co-chair of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding made a presentation on the new architecture to work in fragile states that will be … Continue reading

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    A political reform on the management of the State’s assets

    Dili – On the 17 March 2015, the National Directorate of the Asset Management, under the Directorate General of State Finance of the Ministry of Finance organized a full-day meeting with the General Directors and National Directors of the line … Continue reading

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    A Portuguese mission to assess Timor-Leste’s taxation system

    A Portuguese mission, upon the request from the Ministry of Finance of Timor-Leste, visited Dili, from 26 to 31 January 2015 to conduct an assessment of the Timor-Leste taxation system. The mission is part of the Government’s effort to start … Continue reading

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    Acordo de Cooperação entre MSS, MF e o BNCTL Destinado ao Pagamento do Subsidio de Apoio Condicional Bolsa da mae e do Subsidio de Apoio a Idosos e Invalidos

    Considerando que a atribuição do subsidio de apoio Condicional Bolsa da Mae e do Subsidio de Apoio a idosos e Inválidos é da responsabilidade do ministério da Solidariedade Social, cujo pagamento deve efetuar-se através de uma entidade bancaria, atribui-se ao … Continue reading

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    Alfândega sosializa prosedimentu aduaneiru ba importador lokal iha munisípiu Baucau

    Dili, 18 Maiu 2015 Reprezentante sira husi entidade públika diferente, maibe interlegadu ne’ebé kompostu husi Alfândega, Karantina, Polísia Imigrasaun, Polísia Fronteira no Polísia Marítima, foin lalais ne’e iha Kinta, 30 Abríl 2015, halo sosializasaun baimportador lokal sira iha munisípiu Baucau. … Continue reading

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    Australia the Peace Builder

    The experience of war leaves countries with a mixed legacy: a lack of basic needs for survival but astonishing survival capacities; a complex legacy of emotions encompassing violence and distrust but also intense solidarity and, sometimes, pride. How can Australia … Continue reading

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    BRC starts discussing the 2016 budget

    The Budget Review Committee (BRC) will meet individually with all Ministries, Secretaries of State and other institutions to prepare the State Budget for 2016. This Commission, integrating representatives from the Government key sectors, which will last for more than a … Continue reading

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    Briefing Note to Respond to “The Resources Curse in Timor-Leste” Article Authored by Charles Scheiner (La’o Hamutuk)

    The resources source curse occur when natural resource wealth causes conflict, macroeconomic instability and poor quality public spending. These in turn lead to stagnant or falling economic growth and living standards and result in countries that are wealth in natural … Continue reading

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    Building Peaceful States Against All Odds: The g7+ Leads the Way Emilia Pires

    Every morning I am greeted by the local gardener, Guilherme, who busily tends half-broken trees and overgrown bushes, planting seeds in the modicum of soil available in the suburbs of Dili, the capital of Timor-Leste, in hopes of springing new … Continue reading

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    Capacity building and needs assessment workshop

    TOWARDS MAINSTREAMING TRADE INTO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 21-25 October 2013 Ministry of Finance Training Center Dili, Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance’s Training Center and UNESCAP’s Trade Policy and Analysis Section in Bangkok jointly organized a session on “Capacity Building and Need assessment … Continue reading

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    Certification Ceremony to Ministry of Finance’s Staff who participated and passed on English and Basic Accounting course

    7 November 2013 Ministry of Finance Training Center Dili, Timor-Leste   Ministry of Finance’s Training Center organized a certification ceremony to distribute certificates to staff from the Ministry of Finance who participated and passed the English language course and also … Continue reading

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    Closing of the Timor-Leste and Development Partners Meeting

    Click here for English, Portuquese, Tetum

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    Commitments from National Workshop “Identify problems, search solutions”

    Commitment: 10 Comandments Click here to read document

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    Customs Officers opened eight abandoned containers in Dili Port

    Dili – On the morning of the 27th February 2015, Customs Officers, in the presence of the Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes, opened eight abandoned containers in Dili Port. The eight containers contained office and home furniture, second … Continue reading

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    Customs socialized its works to the local communities in the border areas

    The Ministry of Finance, in particular, the Directorate General of Customs, recently met with the local communities live along the borders, namely Fatumean, Alto Lebos, Maliana, and Batugade. The purpose of these meetings was to socialize Custom’s works, and customs … Continue reading

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    Distribution of UNMIT donated vehicles to Line Ministries

    The Ministry of Finance represented by the Director General of State Finance Mr. Antonio Freitas held a ceremony of distribution of UNMIT donated vehicles to line ministries and state agencies on 16 April 2013 at the Balide ASSET Directorate compound. … Continue reading

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    ESCAP, 66th Session of the Commission, Incheon, Republic of Korea

    The 66th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (UNESCAP) hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea and Incheon Metropolitan City, at the Songdo Convensia A, the Republic of Korea from 13-19 May 2010. For the … Continue reading

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    Findings of Illegal Items in Dili Port

    On Wednesday, 27 March 2013, Vice Prime Minister HE Fernando Lasama de Araujo made a site flash inspection to the Dili Port to see in loco and verify findings of illegal items by the National Customs recently, in February and … Continue reading

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    First Meeting of the Committee for UNMIT Assets Donation to the GOTL at the Knowledge Centre, Ministry of Finance 9 January 2012

    As mandated by the Prime Minister‘s Dispatch dated 22 December regarding the establishment and consolidation of the Committee for UNMIT Assets Donation to Government of Timor Leste, which is chaired by the Vice Minister of Finance, Rui Manuel Hanjam, the … Continue reading

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    Fiscal Reform Commission runs a marathon of consultations with stakeholders

    The Fiscal Reform Commission, under the Ministry of Finance and coordinated by Ms. Fernanda Borges, is running a series of consultations with key stakeholders until March 2016. After months of preparatory work with national and international experts, the FRC has … Continue reading

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    Funsiunáriu MF hasoru-malu ho PM indijitadu VI Governu Konstitusional RDTL

    Ministériu Finansa hetan previléjiu bo’ot ida hodi hasoru malu ho Primeiru Ministru indijitadu, Dr. Rui Maria Araújo iha loron Sesta, 13 Fevereiru 2015, iha salaun Knowledge Centre, Ministériu Finansa. Enkontru kuaze oras tolu ne’e, partisipa husi DJ, DN, Kordenador no … Continue reading

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    g7+ holds a Technical Meeting to develop an Action and Implementation Plan for the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States

    Timor-Leste, in its capacity as the Chair of the g7+, gathered g7+ member countries at a forward looking planning session’ at the Ministry of Finance from 25-27 January 2012. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the New Deal … Continue reading

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    GoTL SIGNED LOAN AGREEMENT WITH EXIM BANK OF CHINA To construct and upgrade Dili drainage system

    The Government of Timor-Leste, represented by H.E. Ms. Santina Cardoso, Minister of Finance, signed a loan agreement with the EXIM Bank of China, represented by H.E. Mr. Liu Hongyang, Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste. This is the first loan agreement to … Continue reading

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    Government workshop on the 2013 budget excution management

    The Minister of Finance organized a two-day workshop on 14-15 March at the Dili Convention Center (DCC) inviting members of government, Head of Court of Appeal, CAC, and all Directors general, and National Directors to discuss issues relating to management … Continue reading

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    Handover ceremony of certificate – a Brazilian Government’s sponsored Portuguese course

    The Training Centre of the Ministry of Finance recently organized a handover ceremony of certificate for the completion of a three-month Portuguese course. The ceremony took place on the Friday, 24 April 2015 at the Training Centre building of the … Continue reading

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    Handover ceremony of GIS equipments from UNMIT to Government of Timor-Leste

    On 24 October 2012 the Government of Timor Leste received a Geographical Information System (GIS) package consisting of a number computers and UPS (35 units) from UNMIT in a ceremony held in the Statistics Office, Caicoli, Dili. The Head of … Continue reading

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    Handover ceremony of UNMIT Assets to GOTL, in Oecusi

    On 6 November 2012 a handover ceremony of UNMIT Assets from UNMIT representative, Clark Toes the Chief Mission Support, to Government of Timor Leste represented by Secretary of State for Decentralization, Tomas Cabral took place at UNMIT compound in Oecusi. … Continue reading

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    Handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL in Maliana

    Another handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL was conducted in Maliana on 30 November 2012. As usual UNMIT delegation was headed by Mr. Clark Toes, while the Government of Timor Leste was represented by the Secretary of State for Private … Continue reading

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    Handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL in Suai

    Handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL in Suai On 16 November 2012 another handover of UMIT assets was conducted in Suai. The package comprises of equipments of Regional Support Center (RSC) such as generator, water pump, water tank, office building … Continue reading

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    Handover of UNMIT Assets to Government

    As part of UNMIT transition plan and its closure shortly, another handover took place on 19 April 2013, at Asset National Directorate. The assets that were handed over to the Government of Timor Leste consisted of 3 warehouses, 21 cars, … Continue reading

  • Handover of UNMIT Computers to the GOTL through ASSET Directorate

    Handover of UNMIT Computers to Government through Asset Directorate

    On 15 June 2011, a handover ceremony of computers by UNMIT to the Government of Timor-Leste was held in the Asset Directorate office, Ministry of Finance. Representatives at the Ceremony UNMIT was represented by Mr Clark Toes, from the UN … Continue reading

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    Handover UNMIT assets in Baucau 3 Dec 2012

    The last handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL took place in Baucau on 3 December 2012. The event was attended by UNMIT delegation that was headed by Mr. Clark Toes and by Government officials including the Secretary of State for … Continue reading

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    High-Level Consultation on the G20 Cannes Summit: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific

    On October 11 and 12, His Excellency the Vice Minister of Finance, Rui Manuel Hanjam, and his delegation traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, for the purpose of participating in the high level consulting meeting convened and organized by the United Nations … Continue reading

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    Highlights of the meeting Timor Leste Ministry of Finance and the Brazilian Delegation

    Highlights of the meeting Timor Leste Ministry of Finance and the Brazilian Delegation On 3 February 2012 Agenda Exploring the possibility of cooperation between Brazil and Timor Leste in the area of Public Finance Management.  Venue:   Office of the Vice … Continue reading

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    Highlights Of The Workshop On 2011 Budget Execution Evaluation And Lessons Learned For 2012

    On 6 of January 2012, the Ministry of Finance held a one-day workshop at the Knowledge Center of Ministry of Finance, which was attended by Government Senior Management Officials such as Directors General and Directors of Administration and Finance of … Continue reading

  • IMF – Korea Partnership Conference

    IMF – Korea Partnership Conference

    The Conference was organized by IMF and the Government of Korea with the objectives: To draw lessons from the past to build a shared vision and common agenda to support sustained global economic growth; Showcase Asia’s success in economic management … Continue reading

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    IMF’s Article IV Consultation, Dili, Timor-Leste

    The IMF consults annually with each member government. Through these contacts, known as “Article IV Consultations,” the IMF attempts to assess each country’s economic health and to forestall future financial problems. http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pn/2009/pn0988.htm http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/aa/aa04.htm

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    Inauguration Ceremony of Batugade Integrated Border Post 4 February 2012

    The establishment of the Integrated Border Post in Batugade, Salele (Suai) and Sakato (Oecusi) is an important accomplishment of this government. It clearly demonstrates strategic step to achieve multiple objectives including harmonization of border services among the national agencies such … Continue reading

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    Inauguration Ceremony of new MOF staff

    On 16 October Vice Minister of Finance Ms Santina Cardoso and the Chairman of CFP (Public Service Commission) Mr. Liborio Pereira co-chaired an inauguration ceremony for new 98 MOF staff at the Ministry of Finance meeting room. The new cluster … Continue reading

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    Inauguration of Integrated Border Post- Sakato, Oecusi

    On 28 June 2012, the Vice Prime Minister Jose Luis Guterres on behalf of the Prime Minister of RDTL inaugurated the Integrated Border Post of Sakato in the presence of a number of participants including members of Timor Leste Government, … Continue reading

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    Inauguration of the ASSET Office by Vice Minister of Finance In Suai

    On 26 June 2012, the Vice Minister of Finance, Rui Manuel Hanjam inaugurated the regional office of  the Asset in  Suai district. Vice Minister of Finance Rui Hanjam in his remarks said that the asset office is part of the … Continue reading

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    Inauguration of the Integrated Border Post of Salele, Suai by Vice Prime Minister, Jose Luis Guterres

    On the same day, 26 June 2012, the Vice Prime Minister Jose Luis Guterres inaugurated the Integrated Border Post of Salele (Suai) which is one of the three Integrated Border Posts that were built by this government. Others are IBP … Continue reading

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    Inductions sessions on the Public Financial Management Diagnostic Exam

    The Ministry of Finance, led by the Public Financial Management Capacity Building Centre (PFMCBC), held a two-day Induction sessions on the upcoming Public Financial Management Diagnostic exam. The two sessions took place on the 12th – 13th March 2015, at … Continue reading

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    Intensifying learning Portuguese language

    Ministry of Finance continues to commit to intensifying the learning of Portuguese language, the official language of Timor-Leste, in addition to Tetum. Such commitment was shown by the recent official opening of Portuguese Course by H.E. Vice Minister of Finance, … Continue reading

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    International Conference – Avoiding the Resource Curse: Managing Extractive Industries for Human Development, Mongolia 20-22 October 2011

    Many countries around the world rely on hydrocarbons and minerals for a substantial share of their exports and public revenue. For these governments, natural resources present the opportunity to improve the lives of their citizens. In the best case scenario, … Continue reading

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    Introductory Meetings between Minister and Vice Minister of Finance with MoF staff and advisers

    As the Fifth Constitutional Government took office last 8 August 2012, the Minister of Finance, Ms Emilia Pires and Vice Minister of Finance, Ms Santina Viegas Cardoso held three consecutive meetings with all Ministry of Finance (MOF) staff early this … Continue reading

  • Joint Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA

    Joint Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA

    Each autumn, the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold their Annual Meetings to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance. The Annual Meetings provide a … Continue reading

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    Launch of new Aid Transparency Portal

    2 April 2012 Minister of Finance Emilia Pires will launch the Aid Transparency Portal to line ministries today at the Yellow Road Workshop. Aid Transparency Portal is a publicly-accessible internet tool. It presents data that development partners have entered into the … Continue reading

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    Launching of the website radio-acdb Timor Leste

    On 25 May 20112 the Minister of Finance, Ms Emilia Pires on behalf of the Government of Timor Leste launched the  radio-acbd Timor Leste (Adeus Conflito e Benvindo Desenvolvimento or Good Bye Conflict and Welcome to Development), at the Government … Continue reading

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    Lecture by Dean Kishore Mahbubani at the Dili Convention Centre

    Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is truly a great pleasure for me to finally visit Timor-Leste. As I was President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) when Timor-Leste became independent on May 20, 2002, I have always felt a … Continue reading

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    Loan Signing Agreement between the Asian Development, the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of Timor-Leste

      The Ministry of Finance (MoF) signed two (2) new financing agreements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank last 18 November 2013 during the inauguration of the new Resident Mission Office of the ADB in Farol, … Continue reading

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    Minister Emilia Pires trip to Norway to attend a series of activities, at the invitation from Director General of NORAD

    Minister Emilia Pires trip to Norway to attend  a series of activities, at the invitation from Director General of NORAD,  as follows: 1)      10  December 2011 – attend ceremony of Nobel Peace Prize Award ; 2)      11 December 2011 – … Continue reading

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    Minister of Finance received a surprise visit from Commission C of the National Parliament

    Dili – On the morning 26 February 2015, members of the Commission C of the Timor-Leste National Parliament made a surprise visit to the Ministry of Finance. The delegation, which was headed by Pedro Mártires da Costa, president of the … Continue reading

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    Minister Pires to attend the 2013 Substantive Session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

    Minister Pires will travel to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 2013 Substantive Session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) session to be held in Geneva, Switzerland. She has been invited to be a member of the panel during the … Continue reading

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    Ministériu Finansas dezimina “New Deal” no “g7+” iha munisípiu Suai no Oé-Cusse

    Dili, 18 Maiu 2015 Ekipa konjunta inter-ministerial ida kompostu husi Ministériu Finansas (Sekretariadu g7+, Unidade Jestaun Parseiru Dezenvolvimentu, Unidade Fundu Petrolíferu, Direisaun Jeral Álfandega, Direisaun Jeral Estatístika) no Ministériu Negósiu Estranjeiru, foin lalais ne’e halao vizita ba munisípiu Kovalima iha … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance and IFC sign an Online Registration Agreement on SERVE

    The Ministry of Finance and the IFC (International Finance Corporation) signed, last November 6th, an agreement with the aim of increasing the capacity of SERVE (Business Registration and Verification Service). Representing the Ministry of Finance was the Head of chief … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance awards scholarships

    This September, the Ministry of Finance has awarded ten scholarships to an undergraduate course in statistics at Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Statistik in Jakarta. The course has the duration of four years, under the support of the PFMCBP Project (Planning and … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance Champion of the 2015 National Indoor Volley Ball Competition

    Ministry of Finance’s women team was in the nine clouds after winning the 2015 National Indoor Volley Ball Competition. The competition was held as part of the commemoration of the anniversary of the establishment of the FALINTIL, the Timor-Leste’s arm-force. … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance Conducted a one Workshop on Rules and Procedures in Dili Convention Center (DCC).

    Vice Ministry of Finance Santina JRF Viegas Cardoso and Vice Prime Minister Fernando “La Sama” de Araujo, with management team of Ministry of Finance conducted a one day workshop for Private Sector in Dili Convention Center (DCC), on 11 April … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance first coordination meeting

    Ministry of Finance held its first coordination meeting, known as CCFM (Consultative Council of Finance Ministry) since the newly sworn-in VI Constitutional Government took office last week. The meeting, which took place on Wednesday, the 25 February 2015 in the … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance gathers the first fruits of Australian scholarships

    One of an impressive accomplishment by the Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance during its mandate since 2008 is the establishment of the Professional Development Program (PDP). Under this program, a number of students most of them studied in Indonesia on individually … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance introduced the automatization of the process issuing tax debt certificate

    Dili – On the 16 March 2015, the Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes, accompanied by the Director General of Tax, Ms. Monica Rangel, and the Director National of Domestic Tax, Mr. Uldarico Rodrigues, and attended by the staff … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance launched the 2nd Timor-Leste Labor Force Survey

    The Ministry of Finance and the Secretariat of State for Vocational Training, Policy and Employment (SEPFOPE) jointly launched the second Timor-Leste Labor Force Survey (LFS). The survey was conducted jointly by the Directorate General of Statistics and SEPFOPE and supported … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance socializing its works to the local communities in Same, Ainaro and Aileu

    A team from the Ministry of Finance, led by Mr. Cancio de Oliveira, coordinator of the Development Partners Management Unit, recently met with the local communities in Same, Ainaro and Aileu. The team comprised of the Development Partners Management Unit, … Continue reading

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    Ministry of Finance’s volley ball teams advance to the semi-final of the 2015 National Indoor Volley Ball Competition

    The Ministry of Finance volley ball teams both men and women participated in the 2015 National Indoor Volley Ball Competition that is held from the 22nd of June to the 2nd of August 2015. The women team that played against … Continue reading

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    MOF Annual meeting – achievements and programs At Dili Convention Center- 11 January 2013

    In order to better facing the new fiscal year of 2013 with more professionalism, integrity and dedication, the Ministry of Finance held an annual ministry meeting at the DCC on Friday, 11 January 2013 with the main agenda sharing information … Continue reading

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    MOF presented an overview of the 2016 State Budget to the Commission C

    The 2016 General State Budget (GSB) will benefit more people and contribute towards job creation, poverty reduction and inclusive and sustainable economic development through the development of priority areas such as education, health, water and sanitation, infrastructure, human resources and … Continue reading

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    MOF’s staff attended refresh course on basic math for economics

    The Ministry of Finance had a privilege of hosting a short but intensive course on basic math for economics. The course was delivered by Ms. Vera te Velde, a lecturer from the University of Queensland with a PhD in Economics … Continue reading

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    Monitoring Visit to Australia by a Delegation from the Professional Development Program of the MoF

    A delegation from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) visited the MoF scholars in Adelaide, Australia who are currently studying English prior to commencing their programs of study in Australia. The delegation met up with students and representatives from Universities in … Continue reading

  • Timor Leste Co-Chaired the Second Peace Building and State Building International Dialogue, Monrovia, Liberia, 15- 16 June 2011

    Monrovia International Dialogue Meeting

    “Good Bye Conflict and Welcome Development” was the theme of The Second International Dialogue on Peace Building and State Building, co-chaired by Timor-Leste and the United Kingdom, held in Monrovia, Liberia on 15-16 June 2011. Thirty Five missions with delegates … Continue reading

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    Municipal Public Financial Management officers undertaking diagnostic test

    Public Finance Management Capacity Building Centre (PFMCBC), in collaboration with the National Directorate for Financial Deconcentration (NDFD), of Ministry of Finance, held a Diagnostic Test for the municipal public financial management (PFM) officers on the morning of the 4th of … Continue reading

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    National Priorities and Fiscal Envelope for 2016 Determined

    The Ministry of Finance organized a one-day “jornada orçamental” workshop, previously known as “yellow road” workshop, on Thursday, the 14 of May 2015 at the Meeting Room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The workshop was the beginning of the … Continue reading

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    National Workshop ADN Presentation

    Please click on below documents: Aprezentasaun ADN Iha Sorumutu Nasional1 Aprezentasaun CNA Iha Sorumutu Nasional2 Aprezentasaun DGFE Iha Sorumutu Nasional3 Aprezentasaun Tezouru Iha Sorumutu Nasional4 Aprezentasaun CNA Siklu Aprivisonamentu Iha Sorumutu Nasional5 Komprimisiu Husi Sorumutu Nasional Identifika Problemas no Buka … Continue reading

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    National Workshop Group Presentation

    Click on below documents: Sorumutu Nasional Rezultadu Diskusaun Grupu I Sorumutu Nasional Rezultadu Diskusaun Grupu II Sorumutu Nasional Rezultadu Diskusaun Grupu III Sorumutu Nasional Rezultadu Diskusaun Grupu IV

  • New Directors and Heads of Departments in the Ministry of Finance

    New Directors and Heads of Departments in the Ministry of Finance

    Five Directors and Four Heads of Departments of the Ministry of Finance were formally appointed and sworn-in on 30 July, as part of the ministry’s institutional reform that has been undertaken since August 2007. The newly appointed National Directors include … Continue reading

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    Oé-Cusse: the beginning of a better future for Timor-Leste

    Timor-Leste is embarking on the next stage of its journey towards becoming an upper-middle income country with a prosperous, healthy and educated population. The ceremonial handover of powers and competencies from the Central Government to the Authoridade Região Administrativa Especial … Continue reading

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    Parliament Plenary Monday, 13 February 2012

    The plenary today was chaired by the Vice Speaker of the National Parliament Vicente Guterres with the agenda comprising of  political statement of KOTA and discussion on the draft law N. 35/II on the “Appropriations “ and on the Draft … Continue reading

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    Parliament Plenary Session – Urgent Debate on Mother Tongue

    On Wednesday, February 8 2012, the Parliament held an extraordinary and “urgent” plenary session as per request of the Fretilin Bench to address the issue of “Mother Tongue” that has been publicly debated over the past few weeks. The Prime … Continue reading

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    People’s Republic of China donates X-Ray to the TL Customs Services

    On 18 March 2012, the Ministry of Finance held a ceremony at the Dili Port regarding the handover of seven X-ray systems donated by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to the Government of the Democratic Republic of … Continue reading

  • Press Conference on the TLDPM, g7+ and EITI by H.E. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance RDTL At the Ministry of Finance

    Press Conference on the TLDPM, g7+ and EITI by H.E. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance RDTL At the Ministry of Finance

    On 7 June 2011, H.E. Emilia Pires, accompanied by the Director of External Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Francisco, the Director of Aid Effectiveness Directorate,  Mr. Jose Abilio and Dr Helder da Costa, Senior Management Adviser of … Continue reading

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    Press Release Timor-Leste Geocoding

    On Monday, 3 February 2014, as part of the 5th Constitutional Government’s continuing commitment to transparency and accountability to its’ citizens, the Ministry of Finance National Directorate for Aid Effectiveness launched a new dynamic mapping tool to track where aid … Continue reading

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    Public Expenditure and Financial Assessment

    “The PEFA ( Public Expenditure and Financial Assessment) Public Financial Management (PFM) Performance Measurement Framework has been developed by the World Bank, IMF, DfiD, the EC among others to assess and develop essential PFM systems, by providing a common pool … Continue reading

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    Public Information on Tibar Bay Port PPP

    A number of information material in different formats is now made available to the public.  The materials will be displayed or distributed in connection with community meetings and other stakeholder arrangement, but can also be downloaded here: Environmental and Social Scoping Report … Continue reading

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    Public servants from three selected municipalities sat on the numeracy and financial tests

    A total of 28 public servants of the Ministries of Education, Health and State Administration from the three selected municipalities – Liquisa, Ermera and Aileu, sat on the first numeracy and financial tests organized by the Ministry of Finance. The … Continue reading

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    Re-Registration TIN

      MANDATORY RE-REGISTRATION OF YOUR TIN Every Timor-Leste Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) must be re-registered by 31 December 2013. TINs that are not re-registered WILL NOT be eligible for a Certificate Dividas or to receive any payments or other services … Continue reading

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  • Ministerial Dialogue on Sanitation and Water for All: A Global Framework for Action

    Sanitation and Water for All: A Global Framework for Action

    Hon. Emilia Pires and Hon. Pedro Lay, Minister of Infrastructure attended the Ministerial Dialogue on Sanitation and Water meeting hosted by both the World Bank and UNICEF. The meeting was organized for all Ministers of Finance of all those countries … Continue reading

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    Secretary General Assembles High Level Panel on Post 2015 Development Agenda

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals. The Secretary-General has appointed three co-Chairs: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono … Continue reading

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    Socializing Customs’ working procedures to the university students

    The Directorate General of Customs of the Ministry of Finance met with the university students at the UNPAZ campus on the 21 August 2015 in Dili. The one-day workshop was intended to socialize the Customs’ working procedures, rules and regulations … Continue reading

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    Socializing Petroleum Fund to communities in the rural areas

    The Petroleum Fund Administration Unit (PFAU) of the Ministry of Finance, upon the invitation from the Petroleum Fund Consultative Council (PFCC), an advisory board to the National Parliament, and joined by the Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo (ANP), and the Extractive … Continue reading

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    Speech as Delivered by Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and Special Advisor of the United Nations Secretary-General for Timor-Leste

    2013 Timor-Leste & Development Partners Meeting Dili, Timor-Leste, 19 June 2013 Your Excellency, Taur Matan Ruak, President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Your Excellency, Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, Prime Minster of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Your Excellency, … Continue reading

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    Speech delivered by H.E. Ms. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, RDTL During ACFID’s Annual sector-wide Conference, with the theme, “Driving Change post-2015” held in Canberra, Australia last 1 November 2013.

    What should come after the MDG to shape human development, Australian council for international development, November 1, 2013, her excellency Ms. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.  Click here  for the complete speech in PDF format.  

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    Statement by the Honorable Emilia Pires Minister of Finance, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste for 2013 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group October 2013, Washington DC, USA.

    2013 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group October 2013, Washington DC, USA. Statement by the Honorable Emilia Pires Minister of Finance, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste for the complete statement in PDF format Click here!

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    Strong anti-corruption measures to come as part of fiscal reform

    Dili- The Fiscal Reform Commission (FRC) today announced its plans to strengthen integrity by reforming government institutions that deal with revenue collection to prevent and minimize incidences of corruption. “We believe it is important to clearly state our agenda to … Continue reading

  • Summit on the Millennium Development Goals, New York, USA

    Summit on the Millennium Development Goals, New York, USA

    With only five years left until the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on world leaders to attend a summit in New York on 20-22 September to accelerate progress towards the MDGs. … Continue reading

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    The Fragile States Principles – National Consultation Meeting

    The Ministry of Finance organized the 3rd Fragile States consultative meeting on Thursday 17 March 2011 at the Dili Convention Center. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the draft report on the Preliminary Findings of 2011 Survey on … Continue reading

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    The Government launched the preliminary results of the 2015 census

    The Preliminary Results of the Population and Housing Census 2015 were launched by the Prime Minister, Rui Maria de Araújo, on the 21st October 2015 at a special event held in Hotel Timor, Dili, Timor-Leste. The 2015 Census is the … Continue reading

  • The Minister of Finance inaugurate the new customs Compound at Batugade

    The Minister of Finance inaugurate the new customs Compound at Batugade

    The Minister of Finance, HE Emília Pires, opened the new Customs compound at Batugade (district of Bobonaro) on Friday 16 July 2010. The ceremony included the handing over, by the Ambassador of Japan, of a new cargo x-ray facility to … Continue reading

  • The Minister will appear before Parliamentary Committee C on 9 and 10 December to present special funds in Budget 2011.

    The Minister will appear before Parliamentary Committee C on 9 and 10 December to present special funds in Budget 2011.

    The Minister will appear before Parliamentary Committee C on 9 and 10 December to present special funds in Budget 2011.  The use of non-lapsing funds are an innovation, with the existing Financial Management Law, specifically envisaged to achieve the Government’s … Continue reading

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    The Ministry of Finance (MoF) invited Mr. Yu-Jin Tay, a leading Expert on International arbitration from DLA Piper Singapore.

    In June 2013, The Ministry of Finance (MoF) invited Mr. Yu-Jin Tay, a leading expert on international arbitration from DLA Piper Singapore, to give a series of talks and presentations on investment treaties to Ministers and civil servants from MoF, … Continue reading

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    The Ministry of Finance and IFC signed an advisory agreement to support Customs reform

    The International Financial Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group signed an advisory agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the 12th May 2015 at the Ministry of Finance’s Training Centre. The Agreement was signed by Ms. Norberta Soares, Director … Continue reading

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    The Ministry of Finance is running a Seminar on Dissemination of rules and Procedures for Implementation of General Budget 2014

    The Ministry of Finance is running a seminar with topic Dissemination of rules and Procedures for Implementation of General Budget 2014” and is addressed to the Director-General, Director of Finance and its focal point is from each Ministry and Secretary … Continue reading

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    The second induction on the Public Financial Management diagnostic exam

    The Public Financial Management Capacity Building Centre (PFMCBC) of the Ministry of Finance held another two-day Induction session on the 28-29 May 2015. This round was on the Preparation and Exam Rules for the upcoming Public Financial Management Diagnostic exam, … Continue reading

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    The swearing-in of the new national unity government

    The President of Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak, yesterday 16 February 2015, presided over the swearing-in of the new national unity government headed by Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo, replacing former Prime Minister and national hero, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, who … Continue reading

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    The Timor Leste – ADB Loan Signing. Manila, Philippines

    Her Excellency Ms. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance of Timor-Leste and Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda have signed the country’s first loan with the multilateral lender to fund the Road Network Upgrading Project, which will rehabilitate sections of … Continue reading

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    The World Bank’s training on the analysis of pension fiscal regime

    The World Bank recently delivered one week training on the analysis of pension fiscal regime to the selected Government’s officials from the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Social Solidarity. The training took place from the 26th to the 30th … Continue reading

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    Timor-Leste Developing a Sustainable Economy

    Hon. Emilia Pires Minister of Finance Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste On the occasion of the 45thADB Annual Meeting 8.30 –9.30 am, 4 May 2012 San Miguel Hall, PICC Manila, Philippines Click here for complete Information

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    Timor-Leste eProcurement Portal launched on 26 August

    Timor-Leste Transparency Portal launched on 26 August 2011 by His Excellency, Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao with the Minister of Finance, Emilia Pires. What the portal does Timor-Leste eProcurement Portal is a website which lets you interactively: access and … Continue reading

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    Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund, Presentation to Civil Society

    Click here to download the The complete presentation of Timor-Leste Petroleum Fund in PDF format.

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    Timor-Leste PM Xanana Gusmao was met at the airport by the Foreign Minister of South Sudan, H.E. Barnaba Marial Benjamin

    Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao and the President of South Sudan, H.E. Salva Kiir on in-depth one-on-one discussion after the exchanging of gifts. [Show as slideshow]

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    Timor-Leste Takes 87th Place Among Richest Countries in the World

    The Global Finance Magazine recently published an analysis the Richest and Poorest Countries in the World. It used “the most commonly accepted method of determining the wealth of countries and comparing generalized different in living standards on a whole between … Continue reading

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    TL and DPs jointly discussed progress, challenge and priority in the 2015 TLDPM

    The Government of Timor-Leste held a full day annual meeting with the Development Partners on the 6th June 2015, at the Dili Convention Centre. The central theme of this year TLDPM is Consolidating Institutions Transitioning towards Resilience. The meeting, which … Continue reading

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    TLDPM Opening Session

    Click here for  English, Portuquese, Tetum

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    TLDPM Press Conference by Minister of Finance Emilia Pires to Civil Society Organisations

    The Minister of Finance Emilia Pires held a press conference on TLDPM with the Civil Society Organizations on 5 July 2011 at the Knowledge Center Room, Ministry of Finance. The event was fully attended by local and international CSOs representatives … Continue reading

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    Transparency and Development in Timor-Leste From Fragility to Stability

    H.E. Emilia Pires Minister of Finance and Chair of the g7+ Center for Development Management, Asian Institute of Management (AIM) 3 May 2012 Click here for complete Information

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    University of California, San Diego

    In San Diego, Minister Emilia Pires was a guest of the University of California San Diego. Minister Pires held several discussions with students there on Timor-Leste, both on the subject of Public Financial Management and Nation Building. She also had … Continue reading

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    Vice Minister of Finance attended High-Level Dialogue on Enhancing Macro-Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters in Fiji

    H.E. Mr. Helder Lopes, Vice Minister of Finance, attended the High-Level Dialogue on Enhancing Macro-Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters. The Dialogue, which took place on the 25th June 2015, in Nadi, Fiji, was organized by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) … Continue reading

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    Vice Minister of Finance Monitored the 2015 Census in the Districts

    The Vice Minister of Finance, H.E. Mr. Helder Lopes, accompanied by the General Director of Statistic, Mr. Antonio Freitas, national directors and staffs, paid a three-day visit the municipalities of Manatuto, Baucau, Lospalos, Viqueque and Manufahi. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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    Vice Minister of Finance symbolically handed-over a packet of documents of Twelfth (Duodécimo) to Line Ministries, Secretary States and other Autonomous Agencies

    Dili, Vice Minister of Finance, Santina JRF Viegas Cardoso, on behalf of Minister of Finance Emilia Pires, formally distribute a packet of documents of Duodécimo Budget to Line Ministries, Secretary States and other Autonomous Agencies on the 6th of January … Continue reading

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    Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes, visited border Customs

    Vice Minister of Finance, Mr. Helder Lopes and accompanied by Mr. Jose Abilio, Director General of Customs and Mr. Julio Ximenes, National Director of Customs, paid a three-day visit to the integrated border Customs offices and various scattered Customs vigilant … Continue reading

  • Minister of Finance and delegation visited Tokyo, Japan, from 14 to 16 of February 2011

    Visit of Minister of Finance and Delegation to Tokyo, Japan

    Minister of Finance and delegation visited Tokyo, Japan, from 14 to 16 of February 2011. The delegation comprised of Minister of Finance, Hon. Emilia Pires, Debt Management and Investment Advisor, Mr. Jose Abel, and Executive Secretary for Minister of Finance, … Continue reading

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    Visit of the Prince of Liechtenstein to Timor-Leste

    His Serene Highness Prince Philipp of Liechtenstein and his delegation will be visiting Timor-Leste between the 10th and 12 of November. Prince Philipp is the Chairman of the LGT Group Foundation, a leading wealth and asset management group ultimately owned … Continue reading

  • World Customs Organization Council sessions were attended by Timor Leste

    World Customs Organization Council

    “This year’s World Customs Organization Council sessions were attended by Timor Leste Director General Mr Câncio de Jesus Oliveira and the Senior Management Advisor Mr Tony O’Connor. The Council sessions were opened by Jacques Chirac, Former President of the French … Continue reading

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    Ceremony of Certificate Distribution The Second Round Portuguese Language Course At Ministry Of Finance FY 2013

    Dili- Ministry of Finance’s Training Center of organized a ceremony of  certificatedistribution to Ministry of Finance’s staff who have attended Portuguese language courses. The course was provided for free by Embassy of Brazil in Timor-Leste. The objective of this course … Continue reading

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    EITI Regional Conference in Timor-Leste – Official Conference Notes

    On 24 August 2011, Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Finance held a high-level meeting with the g7+ member countries on the sidelines of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Regional Conference held in Dili, Timor-Leste from 25-27 August 2011. Representatives from the … Continue reading

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    Governance and Institution Building: Lessons from fragile and conflict affected states Monrovia HLP Post 2015 Meeting H.E. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, Timor Leste

    I would like to thank the Liberian Government and the Liberian people for hosting this event, and in particular H.E. Madame President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. I would also like to thank the High Level Panel Secretariat for their support in … Continue reading

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    Government Hand over Vehicle to Civil Society Organizations

    On 26 April 2013, the government held a ceremony of handover of vehicles to civil society organizations at the Asset Directorate Compound, Ministry of Finance in Balide. The government was represented by the Director General of State Finance, Ministry of … Continue reading

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    Ground Breaking Ceremony for the New Ministry of Finance Building

    The Date of 14 May 2012 marks another important milestone for the Ministry of Finance with the Ground Breaking ceremony for the New 10-storey Ministry of Finance Building, at Aitarak Laran. The project site is located at the symmetrically opposite … Continue reading

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    Handover of UNMIT Assets to GOTL at Balide Compound

    On 22 March 20013, the Government of Timor Leste represented by Director General of State Finances, Mr. Antonio Freitas received a rather big package of assets from UNMIT at Balide Compound. DGSF Antonio was accompanied by the Director of ASSET, … Continue reading

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    Handover of UNMIT Assets to Government of Timor-Leste at Obrigado Barracks

    Another handover of UNMIT Assets took place at the Obrigado Barracks compound II on Monday, 21 January 2013 and was participated by representatives of the Government of Timor Leste and of the UNMIT. The representative of UNMIT, Tom Soyer, who … Continue reading

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    INAUGURATION CEREMONY For Statistics and Customs & Revenues Office buildings by Minister of Finance, Dra Emilia Pires

    On 28 May 2012, the Minister of Finance, Dra Emilia Pires inaugurated two office buildings respectively for Statistics and Customs & Revenues. Among others, the Director General of Policy Analysis and Research and other officials from the Ministry of Finance … Continue reading

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    Inauguration of Revenues & Customs and Statistics office buildings by Minister of Finance in Bobonaro

    On 30 May 2012, the Minister of Finance Dra Emilia Pires inaugurated two Ministry of Finance’ office buildings in Bobonaro, which consisted of the Office for the Revenues & Customs and the Office for Statistics.  The event was participated in … Continue reading

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    Launch of the Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Finance – 2012 to 2030

    On the 4th of June, the Minister of Finance officially launched the Ministry of Finance Strategic Plan 2012 to 2030   The Plan identifies:   The essential support required to the Government of Timor-Leste’s National Strategic Development Plan (SDP) over … Continue reading

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    Minister of Finance and Vice Minister of Health visited nutrition manufacturing in Railaco

    On 13 April 2012, Minister of Finance, Ms. Emilia Pires visited the nutrition manufacturing in Railaco, Ermera district, which is managed by Timor Global Company with support from the World Food Program (WFP). Minister Pires was accompanied by Vice Minister … Continue reading

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    Minister of Finance in the United States of America

    From the 12th to the 21st of April, the Minister of Finance was present at the University of California were she was invited to participate in several debates, about Public Finance Management, with students of that University. She also had … Continue reading

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    MOU sign between MOF and LGT Group Foundation

    H.E. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance of Timor-Leste and H.S.H Prince Philipp of Liechtenstein, Chairman of the LGT Group Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 11 November 2011. The purpose of this MOU is to encourage cooperation and … Continue reading

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    New Deal husi g7+ endorsa iha Forum Alto Nivel ba Aid Effectiveness iha Busan, Korea du Sul- 29 Nov- 1 Dez 2011

    Busan- Grupu g7+ ne’ebe lidera husi Ministra Finansas Timor-Leste aprezenta ‘New Deal’ iha Forum Alto Nivel kona-ba Aid Effectiveness(Efikasia Ajuda) iha Busan, Korea du-Sul. Orador ba Sessaun Ministerial  ba bloku Estadu Frajil sira mak Ministra Finansas Timor-Leste – Emilia Pires, … Continue reading

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    On the Fragility Assessment in Timor-Leste

    On the Fragility Assessment in Timor-Leste, MoF Training Center, 15 August 2012  H.E. Emilia Pires Minister of Finance, RDTL As Chair of g7+ and Minister of Finance charged with the implementation of the New Deal – It gives me great … Continue reading

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    Pacific Developing Member Countries’ Constituency Statement

    Delivered by Hon. Emilia Pires Governor for Timor-Leste (on behalf of Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu)  4 May 2012, PICC, Manila, Philippines … Continue reading

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    Post-National Priorities Lessons Learned Workshop

    On 12 April 2012 the Ministry of Finance held a Post-National Priorities Lessons Learned Workshop at the Ministry’s Training Center room with support from the United Nations and the World Bank. The Minister of Education , Joao Câncio Freitas, Vice … Continue reading

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    Primeiru-Ministru hasoru malu ho Lideransa Repúblika Sudaun Sul

    Primeiru-Ministru ho nia komitiva hasoru malu ho Prezidente Repúblika Sudaun Sul, Salva Kiir Mayardit. Hasoru malu ba dahuluk husi lider rua ne’e, atu hametin relasaun bilaterál di’ak liután entre nasaun rua ne’e no mós hodi kompromete servisu hamutuk iha futuru, … Continue reading

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    Primeiru-Ministru no Ministra Finansas hala’o vizita ba Repúblika Sudaun Sul

    Primeiru-Ministru Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, no Ministra Finansas, Emília Pires, hala’o visita ofisial ba Juba kapitál Repúblika Sudaun Sul. Delegasaun to’o iha Juba Loron 16 Outubru 2011 no simu husi Ministru na’in hitu husi Governu Sudaun Sul nian. Iha konferénsia … Continue reading

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    Sensus Fo Fila Fali in Rairobo: an emotional return to the Minister’s birthplace

    A brilliant sun, a refreshing breeze, an enticing view of the sea, local authorities, and hundreds of villagers welcomed Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, back to her birthplace Rairobo in Bobonaro District on Monday 5 December 2011. The Minister and … Continue reading

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    Signing of the Agreement On the Construction of the New Ministry of Finance Building

    On 25 January 2012, the Ministry of Finance and the winning Indonesian company, PT-PP ( PT Pembangunan Perumahan, Persero – Tbk) signed the contract agreement to construct the new 10-storey Ministry of Finance Building. The Agreement was signed by Her … Continue reading

  • The 3rd International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Fund meeting in Beijing, China, 10-13 May 2011

    The 3rd International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Fund meeting in Beijing, China, 10-13 May 2011

    The Timor-Leste delegation from the Ministry of Finance and the Banking and Payments Authority (BPA) attended the 3rd annual meeting of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Fund (IFSWF) in Beijing, China which was held from 10 to 13 May … Continue reading

  • The Timor-Leste delegation led by Minister of Finance, Dra. Emilia Pires attended the 44th Asian Development Meeting (ADB) Annual Meeting in Hanoi, Viet Nam from 3 to 6 May 2011.

    The 44th ADB Annual Meeting in Hanoi, Viet Nam, 3-6 May 2011

    The Timor-Leste delegation led by Minister of Finance, Dra. Emilia Pires attended the 44th Asian Development Meeting (ADB) Annual Meeting in Hanoi, Viet Nam from 3 to 6 May 2011. The ADB’s Annual Meeting gathered delegates including finance ministers and … Continue reading

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    The Ministry of Finance organized a series of information sessions on the role of Petroleum Fund in the national development process

    Dili – The Petroleum Fund Administration Unit (PFAU) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) organized a series of information sessions on the Role of Petroleum Fund in the National Development Process. The first session was held on the 3rd of … Continue reading

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    The Signing of Contract between the Government of Timor Leste and the Procurement Firm Charles Kendall & Partners for the provision of Infrastructure Procurement Services

    The Procurement Firm Charles Kendall and Partners, is coming on board at the time when the Government of Timor-leste is embarking on a significant infrastructure construction program. The recruitment of the CK &P is part of the government development strategy … Continue reading

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    The work of the International Dialogue, The New Deal Implementation and Areas of Future Cooperation

    Speech delivered by H.E. Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, RDTL during the Forum on  Building  Resilience to Fragility in Asia and the Pacific sponsored by the Asian Development Bank and the Australian Government/AusAID, 6-7 June 2013, ADB Auditorium Annex 1 … Continue reading

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    Timor-Leste Governor to the World Bank and the IMF Statement during the 2011 Annual

      Statement by the Hon. EMILIA PIRES, Governor of the Bank and the Fund click here for complete information

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