Dili, February 5th 2019: H.E. Prime-Minister Taur Matan Ruak, welcomed Canada’s Ambassador for Timor-Leste and Indonesia, residing in Jakarta, Peter MacArthur, on Tuesday, in Palácio do Governo.
During the meeting, the Head of Government and the Ambassador of Canada discussed the relationship and jointly cooperation between the two nations, namely in economy and security sectors, and, in the future, in the oil and gas sector.
Canada intends to cooperate with Timor-Leste in oil and gas sector, which is considered the most important sector by Government, to speed up the process of Greater Sunrise pipelining to Timor-Leste, and to bring economic and social benefits to the country.
In the mean time, the Head of Government thanked Canada’s Government for their interest to build cooperation in the oil and gas sector in Timor-Leste. END