Official delivery of the economic recovery plan report
Dili, August 19th, 2020: His Excellency the Prime Minister, Taur Matan Tuak, this Tuesday, held a meeting with the President of the Committee for the Preparation of the Economic Recovery Plan, Dr Rui Augusto Gomes, accompanied by his team members. At this meeting, final ceremony for the end of the Commission’s mandate, which has already ended, was addressed. In addition, the official delivery of the Economic Recovery Plan report was made to the Head of Government.
“I Would like to take this opportunity to inform you that His Excellency the Prime-Minister, General Taur Matan Ruak, has invited us to come here to a simple mandate ending ceremony, so the committee’s mandate is over. We have officially handed over the Economic Recovery Plan to the 8th Constitutional Government. The report is now with UPMA, to adjust the measures and their implementation, as well as the indicators, to transform the measures into activities and to make the respective budgeting and already include them in the General State Budget for 2021 and following years. Therefore, the formal and officially delivery of this document to His Excellency the Prime Minister is the reason for us to come, today, to Government Palace.” explained Dr Rui Gomes to journalists, after the meeting with the Executive Chief.
This Committee was sworn-in by the Prime Minister, Taur Matan Ruak, on June 18th, 2020, by the dispatch no. 047/PM/VI/2020, and consist of the President, Dr Rui Gomes, and the members, Dr Manuel Vong, Dr Carlos da Silva Lopes ‘Saki’ and Dra Berta Montalvão.
The Committee concluded its services in 60 days, following the requested task to outline an economic recovery plan after-COVID-19, working together with UPMA, PMO, the relevant ministries, the relevant parliamentary committees, the private sector and other important entities, to draw up an economic recovery plan that will serve as a reference to the Government’s action in the economic recovery process, responding to the negative socio-economic effects caused by COVID-19. END