Timor-Leste has advised the
Timor-Leste Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Zacarias Albano da Costa, advised the
There are around three thousand East-Timorese with Portuguese nationality living in
“They need support from the Timor-Leste Government,” Dr da Costa said.
“We are moving to open the consular agency to provide that support to our emigrant citizens.”
Other topics discussed during the meeting included the extension of UNMIT, Timor-Leste’s safety situation, economic development, education, and public administration, and Timor-Leste’s bid for membership of ASEAN.
Ambassador Hatfull said that his government would continue to provide scholarships that would enable Timorese students to pursue their studies in the