Three Timor-Leste Government Officials Participate in the Environmental Protection Industry in Macau
Timor-Leste participates in the Colloquial on the Environmental Protection Industry for the Portuguese Speaking Countries in Macau from 19th of March to 1st of April 2013.
“This sort of training is part of the various and noteworthy offers conducted by the Government of the Special Administrative Region of Macau (RAEM)”, underscores Ms Veneranda Lemos, State Secretary for the Support and Promotion of the Private Sector of Timor-Leste.
With the view to strengthen the cooperation in the field of human resources between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries and in exercising the role of Macau as the platform of cooperation of business linkages and commerce between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries, three (3) Timorese government officials have left for China to take part in the colloquial.
“The purpose of the colloquial is to introduce to the officials of the participating countries issues related to the Environmental Protection Industry such as Water Supply & Policy of Hydro Resources, Evaluation of Urban Environment, Treatment of Solid Waste & Water Pollution, Industrial Development of Ecological Vehicles, and Business Tourism,” remarks Mr Tony Duarte, as Timor-Leste’s Focal Point of the Forum in Dili.
In the course of their stay in China, the participants will also attend the International Exposition on the Environment, visit to the Ecological Zone and the Word Heritage Sites identified by UNESCO and a flight to Jinan, Shandong, the interior of China to participate in the Week of Macau’s Dynamic Promotion.
Ms Lemos furthermore says that Timor-Leste’s participation in various trainings offered by the Forum of Macau indicates the strong commitment by the Chinese Government through the Forum in strengthening the already vibrant relationships between China and the Portuguese Speaking Countries.
Timor-Leste’s participants left Dili for Macau on March 17th, 2013 composed of:
1. Mr João Carlos Soares, National Director for the Environment, State Secretary for the Environment, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and the Environment as the head of the delegation.
2. Mr António Cárceres Soares, Technical Professional of Dispute and Mediation, National Directorate of Land and Property, State Secretary for Land and Property, Ministry of Justice.
3. Mr Sabino Rua, Executive Director of Centre of Bamboo, State Secretary for the Support and Promotion of the Private Sector, Presidency of the Council of Ministers.