Subject: Satunet: UN invites West Tim governor, deputies to assembly inauguration

East Timor: UN invites West Timor governor, deputies to assembly inauguration

SOURCE: Satunet web site, Jakarta, in Indonesian 6 Sep 01 UNTAET UN Transitional Administration in East Timor has invited NTT East Nusa Tenggara Governor Piet Tallo, his representative Johanis Pake Pani and NTT DPRD District House of Representatives Chairman Daniel Woda Palle to attend the inauguration of East Timor's Constituent Assembly members in Dili on 15 September .

Head of Staff for UNTAET N. Parameswaran said in Kupang on Wednesday 5 September that he had already handed them the invitation on behalf of UNTAET Head Sergio Vieira de Mello...

This is part of an attempt by UNTAET to improve relations between the Timor Lorosae (TL) and NTT communities, as is the hope of TL presidential candidate Xanana Gusmao.

Before UNTAET leaves TL, they hope to restore ties between the two. "If relations between the people of Timor Leste and NTT are strained this is because there are still a number of refugees residing in camps in Belu district, North Central Timor (TTU), South Central Timor (TTS) and Kupang," he said.

However, if the issue of refugees is resolved through reconciliation and repatriation then the two regions can develop together with stable politics and security...

Back to September menu
World Leaders Contact List
Human Rights Violations in East Timor
Main Postings Menu

Note: For those who would like to fax "the powers that be" - CallCenter is a Native 32-bit Voice Telephony software application integrated with fax and data communications... and it's free of charge! Download from