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EU Ambassador Andrew Jacobs awarded the Necklace of the Order of Timor-Leste

EU Ambassador Andrew Jacobs awarded the Necklace of the Order of Timor-Leste

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DILI, 07 july 2022 (TATOLI) – The Ambassador of the European Union (EU), Andrew Jacobs was awarded the Necklace of the Order of Timor-Leste after serving a three-year diplomatic mission in Timor-Leste.

The Necklace of the Order of Timor-Leste was awarded by the President of the Republic, José Ramos Horta, at the Palace of the President, on thursday (07/07).

Andrew Jacobs took up his posting in Dili in september 2019 to replace his predecessor Alexandre Leitão.

After receiving the Necklace of the Order of Timor-Leste, Andrew Jacobs thanked President Horta and Timor-Leste for the long long-standing collaboration and long-standing partnership between the EU and TL.

“I just want to say how honored I am to receive this decoration. I know that this decoration is an honor of the collaboration between the EU and Timor-Leste. I would like to thank President Horta for your friendship and your collaboration during my years in Timor-Leste. Our relationship is getting stronger and stronger,” said Jacobs.

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President Horta expressed his deep appreciation to the EU delegation in Dili, especially Ambassador Jacobs and his wife.

“Ambassador Jacobs has fulfilled his great diplomatic mission in Timor-Leste. During his mission in Dili, the European Union has shown its active support in helping Timor-Leste in various areas of development, including strengthening Timor-Leste democracy and the development of our economy,” Horta said.

He said during Andrew Jacobs’ mission in Dili, the EU also supported various NGOs with the development of agroforestry in a number of municipalities, including Baucau, Manatuto, Viqueque, and Lautém.”

“As a person and as the ambassador of the EU in our country, I would like to thank Andrew Jacobs’ wife, a great lady who had been doing voluntary work at the Guido Valadares National Hospital (HNGV) the Mothers’ Breastfeeding Center,” said Horta.

 

Journalist: Filomeno Martins 

Editor: Nelia Borges 

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