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29 May 2007
FRETILIN sets out parliamentary campaign issues
FRETILIN spokesperson and parliamentary candidate Jose Teixeira (who is Timor-Leste’s Minister for Natural Resources, Minerals and Energy Policy) today announced FRETILIN’s 15 campaign themes for the 2007 parliamentary elections which will be held on 30 June 2007.
“These are the key issues which FRETILIN believes the election will be won and lost. We will be an inclusive government which will listen to the views of civil society, the Church and the people themselves.”
The 15 campaigns themes are:
Who will protect Timor-Leste’s economic and political sovereignty and independence in a globalised and competitive world?
Who is best able to establish and consolidate a democratic state based on justice and the rule of law?
Who will struggle for a democracy where human rights, in particular women’s rights, are protected and respected?
Who will provide free basic education and free health care to the people of Timor-Leste?
Who will develop the telecommunications and television infrastructure that the whole country needs?
Who will make sure rural areas and small aldeas have access to basic services?
Who can provide clean water and electricity to families?
Who will eradicate illiteracy and poverty?
Who will improve the quality of education and health care?
Who can guarantee peace, stability and national sovereignty?
Who will improve the state of our roads and communications?
Who will provide professional training and qualifications for ALL East Timorese?
Who will invest in the public and private sector to create employment for youth?
Who will provide housing to all families?
Who will promote the creativity and energy of our youth?
“Let’s make these elections free of violence and intimidation and we all have a responsibility to vote. Every vote must count.”
For more information please contact FRETILIN Media on (+670) 332 2970 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org