Gov’t commits to completing the installation of fiber optic cables to Timor – Leste

Gov’t commits to completing the installation of fiber optic cables to Timor – Leste

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DILI, 18 july 2023 (TATOLI)— The government is committed to finalizing the installation of Fiber Optic cables to ensure network quality in Timor-Leste, said Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmão in his presentation on the program by the 9th Constitution Government today.

“The IX Constitutional Government is committed to completing the Fibar Optics cable installation to guarantee the quality of the internet speed for people across the Timor-Leste region,” said Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão, during the presentation of the IX constitutional government program to Members of the National Parliament on Tuesday.

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In his presentation, Gusmão also highlighted the Government’s Commitment to review investment plans in the transport, maritime, and aviation sectors: “Government commits to revise regulations to improve safety, by carrying out driving tests, repairing port installations in Com and Atauro, establishing ports in Kairabela, Vemase to facilitate sea access which can support the tourism sector” explained Prime Minister Gusmão,”

Linked to the port construction, Gusmão highlights Government’s focus on two ports Manatutu port and Dili Port saying, the government will conduct a comparative study and establish a national maritime agency in Manatuto Port, while Government will also Rehabilitate and modernize Dili Port, by turning it into a maritime city and port for ships.

The Prime Minister also presented the government’s plans for the development and expansion of Dili International Airport and also developed a comparative study of the national airport and airport operations in the Municipality of Suai.

Previously the Eight Constitutional Governments signed an MoU with Australia for the installation of Fiber Optic cable from Darwin Australia to Dili and it is planned that fiber optic cable will be installed from Darwin to Dili in October 2023 this year,


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Journalist: Camilio de Sousa
Editor: Nelia B.


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