President of Timor-Leste received Credentials letter of Sahrawi Republic Ambassador

Dili (Timor-Leste),11 June 2021 (SPS) - The new ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (S.A.D.R), Mr. Abba Malainin presented Friday his Credentials letter as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Saharawi Republic to the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, H.E. Mr. Francisco Guterres Lu Olo in the Presidential Palace in Dili.

The President expressed his pleasure to receive the new Saharawi ambassador letter of credence and said that “Timor-Leste and S.A.D.R share a similar history and defend the same values of peace and freedom”.

He also expressed the Timor-Leste government as well as his own personal commitment to continue supporting the just cause of the Saharawi people.

During the ceremony the Saharawi Ambassador Said “I am really pleased and honoured to be the Saharawi Republic new Ambassador to Timor-Leste and I am conveying the desire of the Saharawi President, H.E. Mr. Brahim Ghali and the Saharawi Government to strengthen the existing good relations between the Saharawi Republic and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste”.

He further expressed to H.E. the President the Saharawi Government and the Saharawi People gratitude and thanks for Timor-Leste Principled stand of support with regard to the just struggle of the Saharawi people in order to exercise their right to Self-determination and to extend S.A.D.R sovereignty over all its territory.

The Saharawi Diplomat briefed H.E. the President about a range of issues related to the recent developments in Western Sahara including Morocco’ last November violation of the cease-fire agreement.

The event was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, H.E. Mrs. Adaljiza Reis Magno and high officials in Timor-leste. (SPS)