Prime Minister of East Timor

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Prime Minister of East Timor
Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro
Tetum: Primeiru-Ministru
Coat of arms of East Timor.svg
Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri 2001.jpg
Incumbent
Mari Alkatiri

since 15 September 2017
Style His/Her Excellency
Appointer President of East Timor
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Nicolau dos Reis Lobato
Formation 28 November 1975
Coat of arms of East Timor.svg
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The Prime Minister of Timor-Leste (Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro, Tetum: Primeiru-Ministru) is the head of government in East Timor. The President is the head of state. The President of East Timor appoints the Prime Minister, after parliamentary elections and have listened to all parties represented in the National Assembly, who is usually the leader of the large party or coalition. The Prime Minister oversees the activities of the government and chairs the Council of Ministers.

Key

Political parties
Other factions

List of Prime Ministers of East Timor

Prime Minister of East Timor during War for Independence

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Rotunda do Aeroporto.jpg Nicolau dos Reis Lobato
(1946–1978)
28 November 1975 7 December 1975 Fretilin

Prime Ministers of the Democratic Republic of East Timor

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri 2001.jpg Mari Alkatiri
(1949–)
20 May 2002 26 June 2006[1] Fretilin
2 José Ramos-Horta Portrait.jpg José Ramos-Horta
(1949–)
26 June 2006 19 May 2007 Independent
3 2016-02-04 Estanislau da Silva.jpg Estanislau da Silva
(1952–)
19 May 2007 8 August 2007 Fretilin
4 Xanana 2011.jpg Xanana Gusmão
(1944–)
8 August 2007 16 February 2015 CNRT
5 Rui Maria de Araújo.jpg Rui Maria de Araújo
(1964–)
16 February 2015 15 September 2017 Fretilin
(1) Mari Bin Amude Alkatiri 2001.jpg Mari Alkatiri
(1949–)
15 September 2017 Incumbent Fretilin

Footnotes

  1. ^ Resigned during the 2006 crisis

See also

External links

  • Office of the Prime Minister


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