East Timor’s national priorities for 2010 presented to donors in February

29 January 2010

Dili, East Timor, 29 Jan – The final report on National Priorities for 2010 in East Timor is due to be presented to development partners at the end of February, according to a statement from the country’s Council of Ministers published Thursday in Dili.

The statement said that, at their Thursday meeting, government members analysed the National Priorities for this year including investment in infrastructures (roads and water), food safety (rise in agricultural productivity), development of human resources (training and education), access to Justice, social services, decentralisation of services, good governance and public security.

Also according to the statement, the Secretariat for National Priorities presented the Council of Ministers with the progress made in 2009, as well as the conclusion that “generally-speaking, the priorities for 2009 saw positive development.”

The process of analysing the priorities framework, with the involvement of civil society partners, is also scheduled for February. (macauhub)

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