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Information on the Extension/Postponement of the Announcement of the Timor-Leste Second Licensing Round Bids Winner

Reference made to the Government dispatch No.045/PM/IV/2022 regarding point of tolerance for Easter Holy Week (14-17 April 2022) and the Timor-Leste upcoming national Presidential Election Day on 19 April 2022; Whereby the Government of Timor-Leste has decided that April 14, 18, 19 and 20 are as the days of point of tolerance, and given that April 15, 2022 falls on the Easter Holy Friday which is a public holiday in Timor-Leste, therefore, from April 14 to April 20, 2022 are considered to be as public holidays whereby all the public offices and most of the business offices in Timor-Leste will be closed. Therefore, the ANPM hereby would like to inform the bidders as well as the public in general that the announcement of the result of the assessment of the Timor-Leste Second Licensing Round bids submissions (submitted on March 4, 2022 by 16:00 Timor-Leste time) will be postponed from April 15, 2022 as its original plan to April 22, 2022. Consequently such postponement has resulted in the partial change of timeline as follows.

  1. Deadline for bidders proclamation: 24-29 April 2022
  2. Period for Contract Signing: 29 April – 29 June 2022.

The ANPM will advise the bidders on the detail of the announcement in the coming days.