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, Mr. Helder Lopes, in the Revenue Office, on the 14th March 2016.
Vice Minister, in his brief remark, emphasized the importance of this program to support the Ministry’s staffs in performing better in their jobs. He further encouraged them “to take advantage of the opportunity” and “to make use of it” for their benefits and the benefits of the respective directorate they work for.