Three General Officers to attend F-FDTL’s 47th anniversary

Three General Officers to attend F-FDTL’s 47th anniversary

F-FDTL's members

DILI, 12 august 2022 (TATOLI) – The Military General officers from Indonesia, Australia, and Portugal will attend the 47th anniversary of the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL).

“These three Military Generals include the General Angus John Campbell, a senior officer in the Australian Army, António Manuel Fernandes da Silva Ribeiro, the Chief of the General Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces, and Andika Perkasa, the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army,” Minister of Defense, Filomeno da Paixão de Jesus told TATOLI.

The three generals are set to arrive in Timor-Leste on august 18, 2022 to attend the F-FDTL’s anniversary.

Apart from attending the celebration of the 47th anniversary, the three Chief of Staff will also visit a number of special sites in Baucau and Dili, including tossing flowers into the sea at Dili’s Port.

The commemoration of the 47th anniversary of F-FDTL will be organized by the F-FDTL.

The celebration will begin with a six-day-long peace march of F-FDTL, covering four villages in Viqueque municipality – Loihunu, Mombae, Bibileo, and Cararas.

In addition, F-FDTL also organized FALINTIL Cup and blood donations to celebrate the day.


Journalist: Natalino Costa

Editor: Florencio Miranda Costa/ Nelia Borges

Translation: Filomeno Martins


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