Aileu City University is under the final design

Aileu City University is  under the final design

Minister of Higher Education Science and Culture, Longuinhos Monteiro (Image Tatoli/Egas Cristovao)

DILI, 31 january 2023 ( TATOLI)– The Minister of Higher Education Science and Culture ( MHESC), Longinhos dos Santos met Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak to update the progress of Aileu City University.

According to Longinhos dos Santos, last week MHESC together with the Representatives of the Ministry of Public Works ( MPW) and the National Development Agency (ADN) met with the winning company to stipulate the deadline for submitting the final design.

” At the end of February the winning company will submit the final design. After that we will start the administrative process of a protection hedge, whose budget is foreseen in the infrastructure fund,” said Longinhos at the Government Palace, Dili on tuesday.

Question regarding the amount of budget to be spending, Longinhos dos Santos, replied that it is only possible to know as soon as the final design and specification are received.

At the meeting, Longinhos and Prime Minister Ruak also discussed the admission of new students to the National University of Timor – Loro Sa’e (UNTL) and Polytechnic Institute of Betano ( IPB) in 2023.

” UNTL offers over 30,000 vacancies and the IPB 400,” he added.

The Minister of Higher Education, Longinhos dos Santos concluded that the MHESC through the Commission for Access and Admission to Higher Education is carrying out the process of selecting candidates and the result will be announced in February.



Journalist: Afonso do Rosario 

Editor: Izaura Lemos

Translation: Camilio de Sousa



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