DILI, 14 july 2023 (TATOLI) -The President of the National Parliament (PN), Maria Fernanda Lay, today swore in Secretary-General Edgar Sequeira Martins and Deputy House Speaker João Rui Amaral.
Lay emphasized that the Secretary General and House Speaker had significant responsibilities.: “I wish them the very best and success.”
“They must demonstrate commitment to serve the people in accordance with the legislation,” Lay told reporters following the swearing ceremony on thursday.
Lay commended the outgoing Secretary-General, Adelino Afonso de Jesus, in her speech for his contributions and dedication throughout his five-year term.
Faustino Cardoso, President of the Civil Service Commission, thanked the President for the invitation to the swearing-in event.
He requested that both leaders work with the Civil Service Commission in the future.
Secretary-General Martins promised to guarantee the seamless operation of the parliamentary administration and to make Members’ work as easy as possible.
Journalist: Filomeno Martins
Editor: Nelia Borges