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    23 of February of 2022Meeting of the Council of Ministers on February 23rd, 2022
    Approved

    1 - first amendment to Government Decree No. 2/2015, of January 14th, which approves the academic allowances, leadership bonuses and extraordinary supplements for teaching staff of the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa'e – UNTL (National University);


    2 - determination of the elaboration of the Dili Urbanization Plan.


    Analysed:

    1 - calendar for preparation of the General State Budget (GSB) for the 2023 financial year.
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    16 of February of 2022Meeting of the Council of Ministers on February 16th, 2022
    Approved:

    1 - administrative structure responsible for the 2022 General Census of Population and Housing (2022 Census);

    2 - accession to the Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Paperless Cross-border Trade in Asia and the Pacific;

    3 - third amendment to Decree-Law 8/2013, of June 26th, on the General Regime of the Villages Development Program (PNDS - Portuguese acronym)

    4 - negotiation of the “Millennium Challenge Compact” and “Program Implementation Agreement” between the United States of America, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste; and

    5 - first amendment to Law 24/2021, of November 19th, which made the first amendment to Law 10/2004, November 24th, Health System Law, and which approved exceptional and temporary health surveillance measures, in response to the Covid-19 disease pandemic.

    Analysed:

    1 - political-legislative options underlying the initiative to amend Decree-Law 12/2018, April 25th, on the extraordinary allowance to members of the Electoral Administration Bodies.
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    09 of February of 2022Meeting of the Council of Ministers on February 9th, 2022
    Approved:

    1 - Organic Structure of the General Labour Inspectorate (IGT – Portuguese acronym);

    2 - Measures to reinforce the distribution of the basic food basket to the neediest Timorese families and to support local economic operators, and creating a special provisioning regime for this purpose, under the scope of the economic recovery plan;

    3 - Seventh amendment to Decree-Law No. 15/2008, of June 4th, which approved the pensions of combatants and martyrs of national liberation;

    4 - National Family Planning Policy;

    5 - Donation to the Permanent Representation of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic;

    6 - Agreement on Mobility between the Member States of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP – Portuguese acronym);

    7 - Acquisition of ballot papers for the 2022 presidential elections;

    8 - Elaboration of the Timor-Leste National Plan for Territorial Planning (PNOT-TL – Portuguese acronym); and

    9 - First amendment to the construction contract of the Timor-Leste National Police (PNTL – Portuguese acronym) Headquarters.


    Analysed:

    1 - Legislative policy options regarding the initiative on the procedure for acquisition, by national citizens, of real estate belonging to foreign citizens which have reverted to the State.
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  • 08 of February of 2022Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak postpones visit to Australia
    Prime Minister, Taur Matan Ruak, requested today, Tuesday, a postponement of the official visit to Australia, planned for this Wednesday. The request for postponement is related to health reasons, as the Head of Government and his wife, Dra Isabel Ferreira, are positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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  • 03 of February of 2022General cleaning initiative continues and will now take place every Friday
    The Government will continue the actions of general cleaning, to be performed by all employees of the organs and services of public administration, at the national level. The initiative that began last week, will also take place tomorrow, February 4th, 2022, throughout the day and will be held every Friday.
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    02 of February of 2022Meeting of the Council of Ministers on February 2nd, 2022
    Approved:

    1 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in Jakarta;

    2 - Resolution of the National Parliament proposal was approved, for the ratification of the accession of Timor-Leste to the treaty on the Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
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  • 31 of January of 2022Day Off on the February 1st 2022 on the occasion of the Chinese New Year's Day celebrations
    The Government decided to grant a Day Off on the February 1st, on the occasion of the Chinese New Year's Day celebrations.
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    27 of January of 2022Government promotes general cleaning campaign throughout the country
    The Government will promote tomorrow, January 28th, 2022, throughout the day, a nationwide general cleaning action.
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