'The people were against the invaders right from the start'

ANTÓNIO LOJA NEVES, an interview with Xanana Gusmão.

How a peaceful citizen was transformed, by the inexorable force of circumstance, into a guerrilla commander known throughout the world that would help his country gain independence and become its first President.

Investment Guide sets out Key Attractiveness Factors

Investment Guide sets out Key Attractiveness Factors

The Timor-Leste Investment Guide, launched at the Side Event on Economic Diversification on the 21st of May, is now available online. The guide was produced as a tool to assist national and foreign investors by Ernst and Young in consultation with the Government and TradeInvest Timor-Leste. 

Breakthrough in Maritime Boundary Conciliation.

Breakthrough in Maritime Boundary Conciliation.

On the 1st of September the Permanent Court of Arbitration published a Press Release announcing 'Timor-Leste and Australia have reached agreement on the central elements of a maritime boundary delimitation between them in the Timor Sea'.

Xanana Gusmão’s CNRT to be a 'Positive Opposition'

Xanana Gusmão’s CNRT to be a 'Positive Opposition'

Timor-Leste’s Parliamentary Elections held on the 22nd of July were hailed as a great success with international observers noting the 'orderly and calm environment' and describing the elections as 'well-administered, credible and inclusive'.

Coimbra University Address

The Minister, speaking in Portuguese, spoke about the way that the international community could better help g7+ countries in their peacebuilding and statebuilding journeys.

Business opportunities in Timor-Leste

Xanana Gusmão participated in a meeting today that brought together business people and local councillors from the region of Terres Novas in Portugal.

Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda

Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda

Minister of Planning and Strategic Investment and Eminent Person of the g7+, H.E. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, gave an account of Timor-Leste’s journey towards peace and resilience today at the High Level Meeting of the Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda.

Inauguration of the Xavier Amaral Statue

Inauguration of the Xavier Amaral Statue

In a ceremony held at sunset, Gusmão, spoke of Amaral, who passed away in 2012, with great affection. He said he was historic and courageous figure who fought for the principles of democracy and for the dignity of the Timorese people.