Media Releases

  • 10 of January of 2024Meeting of the Council of Ministers on January 10th, 2024

    1 - Regime for Management and Leadership Positions in the Civil Service;

    2 - remuneration of the Presidents of Municipal Authorities;

    3 - National Action Plan 2024-2028 for implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security; and

    4 - legal regime for disability and old age social pensions under the non-contributory social security system.


    1 - impacts of the heavy rains that affected infrastructure, homes and communities in various regions of the country.
  • 05 of January of 2024Government expresses solidarity with Japan after the Noto Peninsula earthquake
    With deep regret, the 9th Constitutional Government expresses its solidarity with the People and Government of Japan following the 7.6 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale that struck the Noto peninsula in Ishikawa, Japan, on Monday, January 1st, 2024.
  • 27 of December of 2023Ban on the individual use of artificial rockets and other pyrotechnic devices throughout national territory
    Following Joint Order No. 127/MCI-MI/XII/2023 of December 18th, the Government, in coordination with the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL- Portuguese acronym), announces a ban on the individual use of artificial rockets and other pyrotechnic devices throughout the country.
  • 21 of December of 2023Day off on December 26th, 2023 and January 2nd 2024
    Day off is granted:

    On December 26th, 2023, all day;
    On January 2nd, 2024, all day.
  • 20 of December of 2023Meeting of the Council of Ministers on December 20th, 2023

    1 - Regime of the rights of holders and members of sovereign bodies and holders of political office.
  • 19 of December of 2023Extraordinary Payment of an Additional Month's Salary to Public Administration Workers is Promulgated
    The 9th Constitutional Government, in line with the practice established in 2014, approved the extraordinary payment of an additional month's salary to Public Administration workers and those treated as such, now enacted through Decree Law 86/2023 of December 18th. This allowance, equivalent to the Christmas or thirteenth-month allowance, aims to recognise and value the commitment and effort of civil servants, agents or workers on contract, bringing their rights and benefits closer to those of other national workers.
  • 15 of December of 20239th Government appreciates constructive debate on the 2024 General State Budget
    The 9th Constitutional Government expresses its continued commitment to a transparent and democratic budgetary process and deep appreciation for the constructive debate underway in the National Parliament on the 2024 General State Budget Law Proposal.
  • 06 of December of 2023Meeting of the Council of Ministers on December 6th, 2023

    1 - Land and Maritime Boundary Office

    2 - acquire a building for the premises of the Embassy of Timor-Leste in London, United Kingdom

    3 - material and financial support for victims displaced by fire in their own permanent homes

    4 - Hygiene and Public Order

    5 - Community Development Planning

    6 - National Villages (Sucos) Development Programme (PNDS – Portuguese acronym)

    7 - donating motorised vehicles to the Village Chiefs who served in office from 2016 to 2023

    8 - trade defence measures

    9 - repeal the Decree-Law no. 22/2021, of November 10th, which established the pregnancy and child allowances, known as the Mother’s Grant - New Generation (Bolsa da Mãe - Nova Geração) subsidies, and for the second amendment to Decree-Law no. 18/2012, of April 4th, which established the Mother’s Grant (Bolsa da Mãe) conditional support allowance

    10 - National Procurement Commission

    11 - determine the maximum amounts to be paid for the loss of buildings, improvements, crops, the cessation of livestock activities and the transfer of bones and funeral ceremonies, in the area of implementation of the requalification project for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Forestry building
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