Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Restoration of Independence of Timor-Leste

From 19 May until 20 May
Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Restoration of Independence of Timor-Leste
May 20, 2002 – May 20, 2012
"The restoration will Consolidation”


I. HOLY MASS – 18 May 2012

Time: 16pm
Venue: Dili Cathedral, Vila Verde


II. GRADUATE CEREMONY FOR THE ELECTED RDTL PRESIDENT – 19 May 2012

20H00 - 23H00 – Cultural Night in Tasi-Tolu
20h30 - 22h00 – Cocktail to all the invitees
22h00 - 23h00 – State Reception held by the RDTL to all Heads of State and Heads of Delegation in Palácio Presidente Nicolau Lobato
23h30 - Inaugurating/sworn-in ceremony of the Elected RDTL President in Tasi-Tolu

III. NATIONAL FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

07h00 – Star of Parade Formation
07h20 – Formation of Parade of ready
07h25 – The Arrival of Invitees
07h30 – The Arrival of H.E. the President of Supreme Court for Justice, Mr. Cláudio Ximenes
07h30 – The Arrival of His Excellency the Prime Minister of RDTL, Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão
07h35 – The Arrival of His Excellency the President of Nasional parlament of RDTL, Mr. Fernando Lasama de Araújo
07h40 – The Arrival of His Excellency the President of Republic of Portugal, Mr. Prof. Anibal Cavaco Silva
07h45 – The Arrival of Her Excellency the Governor General of Australia, Ms. Quentin Bryce, AC, CVO
07h50 – The Arrival of His Excellency the President of Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
07h55 – The Arrival of His Excellency the Governor General of New Zeland, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Governor General of Tuvalo, Mr. Iakoba Italeli, GCMG
08h00 – The Arrival of His Excellency the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Taur Matan Ruak
08h00 – Ceremony begins

– Salute to the president of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste by the Armed Forces
– Inspection of the troops by the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
– Raising of the National Flag
– One Minute Silence in honour of our Fallen Heroes
– Speech by the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
– Parade past the Presidential Podium by the Armed Forces
– Ceremony ends


IV. NATIONAL FLAG LOWERING CERIMONY

16h00 – Lowering of the National Flag
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