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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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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  • Report of Amended Initial Environmental Examination

    Report of Amended Initial Environmental Examination

    Timor-Leste Road Climate Resilience Project: => Lot 1-2-3 Initial Environmental Examination Sept 2012 => Lot 4-5-IEE Mar 2013 (Maubissse-Ainaro) 

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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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    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

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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

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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 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 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 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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    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, 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

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